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Title: Process for preparation of potassium-38

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:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Quogue, NY
  2. Setauket, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863808
Patent Number(s):
4252668
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61K - PREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21G - CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; preparation; potassium-38; solution; suitable; radiopharmaceutical; method; production; argon; irradiated; protons; energies; threshold; sup40; arp3nsup38; reaction; resulting; dissolved; sterile; water; contaminating; chlorine-38; removed; /252/250/376/423/976/

Citation Formats

Lambrecht, Richard M, and Wolf, Alfred P. Process for preparation of potassium-38. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Lambrecht, Richard M, & Wolf, Alfred P. Process for preparation of potassium-38. United States.
Lambrecht, Richard M, and Wolf, Alfred P. Thu . "Process for preparation of potassium-38". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863808.
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title = {Process for preparation of potassium-38},
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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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journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
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