This guide aims to help cyclotron operators follow new international standards of quality control to develop two emerging PET isotopes used to diagnose and treat cancer copper-64
(64Cu) and iodine-124 (124I).
28), (29) As part of these studies, we used an absorption test for copper-64
(a simple copper salt) and showed that a minimum of 15% of ingested copper-64
bypasses the liver and adds immediately to the free copper pool of the blood.
Also on Saturday, Iran started production of copper-64
radiomedicine which puts the country among the first four producers of this radiomedicine in the world.
Last month, the National Cancer Institute issued Welch a grant that will subsidize his team's making of copper-64
for itself and other medical researchers around the country.
Plus, all isotopes produced by the B14 including: Carbon-11, Nitrogen-13, Oxygen-15, Fluorine-18 (aqueous & gas), Copper-64
, Iodine-124, Gallium-67, Technetium-99m and Palladium-103
The energy of the B14 allows the generation of other PET agents such as Copper-64
MDS Nordion today announced the commercial availability of copper-64
New chelates will be assessed with a variety of MDS Nordion radioisotopes including: yttrium-90, lutetium-177, indium-111 and copper-64