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Photostimulable phosphor imaging applications in molecular biology
Author(s): John Lobick; James H. Kimura; Nancy Wood
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Paper Abstract

Autoradiography in biochemical analysis supplies important information, but often requires long exposure times, often measured in weeks, to acquire adequate images. A commercial computed radiography system was utilized to investigate the potential application ofphotostimulable phosphor technology for direct autoradiographic imaging ofsamples labelled with beta-emitting isotopes. It was determined that the wide dynamic range of the photostimulable phosphor imaging plates could provide more information than conventional film autoradiographic techniques, however the plate reading system could not consistently utilize the full extent of the plate's acquired information.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1231, Medical Imaging IV: Image Formation, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18824
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John Lobick, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Ctr. (United States)
James H. Kimura, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Ctr. (United States)
Nancy Wood, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1231:
Medical Imaging IV: Image Formation
Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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