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  • n. An artificial radioactive isotope of fluorine, 189F, having nine protons and nine neutrons, that is an important industrial source of positrons

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  • PET's most important clinical role is in oncology (the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors), with fluorine-18 as the tracer, since it has proven to be the most accurate non-invasive method of detecting and evaluating most cancers.

    Radioisotopes in medicine

  • "As reported at the recent annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, we have developed a facile and rapid method to label peptides with fluorine-18 (F-18), a radionuclide used in positron-emission imaging," stated Cynthia L. Sullivan, President and CEO of

    News

  • This compound, based on the radioactive isotope fluorine-18, is drawn to beta-amyloid like PIB.

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  • The successful candidate will participate in on-going and new research projects and will perform the synthesis and radiolabelling of potential pharmaceuticals with carbon-11 and fluorine-18 for diagnostic imaging with

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  • Tracers labeled with fluorine-18 (F18), a short-lived radioisotope, are used in Positron Emission Tomography (PET).

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  • Nuclear Medicine, we have developed a facile and rapid method to label peptides with fluorine-18 (F-18), a radionuclide used in positron-emission imaging, "stated Cynthia L. Sullivan, President and CEO of

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