Fluoroethyl-L-tyrosine (18F)

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Fluoroethyl-L-tyrosine (18F)
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Clinical data
Synonyms 18F-FET; O-(2-(18F)fluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine, O-(2-Fluorethyl)-L-thyrosine, L-(18F)FET[1]
Routes of
administration
Intravenous
ATC code
Identifiers
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
Chemical and physical data
Formula C11H14FNO3
Molar mass 227.23 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)

Fluoroethyl-L-tyrosine (18F) or 18F-FET is a neuro-oncologic PET tracer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CID 54255856 from PubChem
  2. ^ Galldiks, N.; Stoffels, G.; Filss, C.; Rapp, M.; Blau, T.; Tscherpel, C.; Ceccon, G.; Dunkl, V.; Weinzierl, M.; Stoffel, M.; Sabel, M.; Fink, G. R.; Shah, N. J.; Langen, K.-J. (2015). "The use of dynamic O-(2-18F-fluoroethyl)-L-tyrosine PET in the diagnosis of patients with progressive and recurrent glioma". Neuro-Oncology. doi:10.1093/neuonc/nov088. PMC 4588758.