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Title: Accelerator Production and Separations for High Specific Activity Rhenium-186

Tungsten and osmium targets were evaluated for the production of high specific activity rhenium-186. Rhenium-186 has potential applications in radiotherapy for the treatment of a variety of diseases, including targeting with monoclonal antibodies and peptides. Methods were evaluated using tungsten metal, tungsten dioxide, tungsten disulfide and osmium disulfide. Separation of the rhenium-186 produced and recycling of the enriched tungsten-186 and osmium-189 enriched targets were developed.
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  1. Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO (United States)
  2. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
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Related Information: (1) M.D. Gott, B.D. Ballard, L.N. Redman, J.R. Maassen, W.A. Taylor, J.W. Engle, F.M. Nortier, E.R. Birnbaum, K.D. John, D.S. Wilbur, C.S. Cutler, A.R. Ketring, S.S. Jurisson, M.E. Fassbender, “Radiochemical Study of Re/W Adsorption Behavior on a Strongly Basic Anion Exchange Resin”, Radiochimica Acta 2014, 102(4), 325-332.Three others submitted.
Research Org:
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (United States)
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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY High specific activity rhenium-186; tungsten-186 and osmium-189 enriched targets; separations; recycling of targets