MICAD (Molecular Imaging and Contrast Agents Database)

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MICAD (Molecular Imaging and Contract Agents Database) contains historical information on in vivo molecular imaging agents. Please note that the database is no longer being updated; the most recent information dates from January 2013. The database includes agents developed for positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound (US), computed tomography (CT), and optical imaging. MICAD also includes lists (last updated in January 2013) of FDA-approved contrast agents and molecular imaging probes and contrast agents.

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Reference information from published journal literature and government reports.

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National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)