Tumor imaging using L-3-[123I]iodo-alpha-methyl-tyrosine

Pieter Lowie Jager

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In this thesis,a new tumor imaging tracer in nuclear medicine is studied. This tracer,L -3-[123l]odo-alpha-methyl-tyrosine(IMT) is an artificial amino acid suitable for SPECT imaging. The thesis starts with an overview of radiolabeled aminoa acids in general, continues with a method for the production of lMT, a study about tracer behavior in tumor cells in vitro,a pilot study in patients and ends with application in three specific groups of cancer patients.
Originele taal-2English
KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
Begeleider(s)/adviseur
  • de Vries, Liesbeth, Supervisor
Datum van toekenning31-jan-2001
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Gedrukte ISBN's9036713366
StatusPublished - 2001

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