Radiolabeled Selective Matrix Metalloproteinase 13 (MMP-13) Inhibitors: (Radio)Syntheses and in Vitro and First in Vivo Evaluation.
Hugenberg, Verena; Wagner, Stefan; Kopka, Klaus; Schäfers, Michael; Schuit, Robert C; Windhorst, Albert D; Hermann, Sven;
- Subject: Selective matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors | selective MMP-13 inhibitors | positron emission tomography | radiotracer
The noninvasive imaging of MMP activity in vivo could have a high impact in basic research as well as in clinical applications. This approach can be established using radiolabeled MMP inhibitors (MMPIs) as tracers for the detection of activated MMPs by means of... View more