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Title: Process for preparation of potassium-38. [DOE patent application]

Abstract

A solution of potassium-38 suitable for use as a radiopharmaceutical and a method for its production. Argon is irradiated with protons having energies above the threshold for the /sup 40/Ar(p,3n)/sup 38/K reaction. The resulting potassium-38 is dissolved in a sterile water and any contaminating chlorine-38 is removed.

Inventors:
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OSTI Identifier:
5392849
Assignee:
TIC; ERA-05-022771; EDB-80-062169
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
38 RADIATION CHEMISTRY, RADIOCHEMISTRY, AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY; POTASSIUM 38; ISOTOPE PRODUCTION; RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS; ARGON; IRRADIATION; PROTON REACTIONS; PROTONS; PURIFICATION; ALKALI METAL ISOTOPES; BARYON REACTIONS; BARYONS; BETA DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; BETA-PLUS DECAY RADIOISOTOPES; CHARGED-PARTICLE REACTIONS; DRUGS; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; ELEMENTS; FERMIONS; HADRON REACTIONS; HADRONS; ISOTOPES; LABELLED COMPOUNDS; LIGHT NUCLEI; MINUTES LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; NONMETALS; NUCLEAR REACTIONS; NUCLEI; NUCLEON REACTIONS; NUCLEONS; ODD-ODD NUCLEI; POTASSIUM ISOTOPES; RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS; RADIOISOTOPES; RARE GASES; SECONDS LIVING RADIOISOTOPES; 400703* - Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry- Radioisotope Production; 400702 - Radiochemistry & Nuclear Chemistry- Properties of Radioactive Materials

Citation Formats

Lambrecht, R M, and Wolf, A P. Process for preparation of potassium-38. [DOE patent application]. United States: N. p., Web.
Lambrecht, R M, & Wolf, A P. Process for preparation of potassium-38. [DOE patent application]. United States.
Lambrecht, R M, and Wolf, A P. . "Process for preparation of potassium-38. [DOE patent application]". United States.
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abstractNote = {A solution of potassium-38 suitable for use as a radiopharmaceutical and a method for its production. Argon is irradiated with protons having energies above the threshold for the /sup 40/Ar(p,3n)/sup 38/K reaction. The resulting potassium-38 is dissolved in a sterile water and any contaminating chlorine-38 is removed.},
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