Routine Production of 89 Zr Using an Automated Module

@inproceedings{Wooten2013RoutinePO,
  title={Routine Production of 89 Zr Using an Automated Module},
  author={A Lake Wooten and Evelyn Madrid and Gordon D. Schweitzer and Luke A. Lawrence and Efrem Mebrahtu and Benjamin C Lewis and Suzanne Elizabeth Lapi},
  year={2013}
}
Zr has emerged as a useful radioisotope for targeted molecular imaging via positron emission tomography (PET) in both animal models and humans. This isotope is particularly attractive for cancer research because its half-life (t1/2 = 3.27 days) is well-suited for in vivo targeting of macromolecules and nanoparticles to cell surface antigens expressed by cancer cells. Furthermore, Zr emits a low-energy positron (Eβ+,mean = 0.40 MeV), which is favorable for high spatial resolution in PET, with an… CONTINUE READING

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