micro-CT Contrast Agent with Multiple Applications
|Composition:||1,3-bis-[7-(3-amino-2,4,6-triiodophenyl)-heptanoyl]-2-oleoyl glycerol (DHOG) in a 20% (w/v) total triglyceride oil-in-water emulsion with 10% DHOG (nominal 50 mg I/mL)|
|Description:||MediLumine’s Fenestra LC provides visualization of the hepatobiliary system by exploiting the endogenous lipid metabolism pathways present in the body. Fenestra LC mimics chylomicron remnant particles and thereby localizes the contrast-producing lipids it contains into the hepatic parenchyma. Because the uptake and clearance profiles of the lipid molecules are determined by the metabolic status of extracellular and intracellular liver lipases, Fenestra LC provides the ability to assess both hepatobiliary anatomy as well as liver function by CT imaging.|
|Application:||Detection, staging, and monitoring of parenchymal liver diseases, Quantitation of metastatic tumour burdens in soft tissues, soft tissue contrast for multimodal imaging.|
|Disciplines:||Diabetes, Fatty Liver Disease, Oncology, Drug Discovery & Imaging Research|
|User Guides / Brochures / Certificate of Analysis:||Imaging Hepatic CT26 Tumors in BALB/c Mice as a Model of Metastatic Liver Cancer, Fenestra Optimal Usage Guide / Fenestra Product Brochure / Certificate of Analysis|
Detection, Staging and Monitoring Functional Liver Diseases with micro-CT Imaging (eg. Diabetes, NASH, NAFLD)
Micro-CT Quantification of Liver Tumor Burdens
Coronal view (left image) and 3D reconstruction (right image) of male Balb/c mouse with hepatic CT-26 adenocarcinoma 2 hr after IV injection of Fenestra LC. The CT-26 tumor is observed at the lower edge of the liver with a narrow rim of enhanced liver below the tumor and was colorized (purple) in the 3D reconstruction.
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