Title

MAO-B Inhibition Downregulates Striatal Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase (AAAD) Activity in Rhesus Monkeys in Vivo

Document Type

Conference Abstract

Publication Date

5-2002

Department

Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

The goal of this study is to determine the effect of MAO blockade on AAAD activity in non-human primate brain, in vivo, using PET imaging with fluoro-m-tyrosine (FMT), a selective PET imaging agent for assessing AAAD activity.

Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Abstract number 385.

Publication Title

Journal of Nuclear Medicine