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Title: Radiolabeled dimethyl branched long chain fatty acid for heart imaging

A radiolabeled long chain fatty acid for heart imaging that has dimethyl branching at one of the carbons of the chain which inhibits the extent to which oxidation can occur. The closer to the carboxyl the branching is positioned, the more limited the oxidation, thereby resulting in prolonged retention of the radiolabeled compound in the heart.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. (Oak Ridge, TN)
  2. (Knoxville, TN)
  3. (Woippy, FR)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
866686
Report Number(s):
US 4764358
US patent application 06/868,480
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
radiolabeled; dimethyl; branched; chain; fatty; acid; heart; imaging; radiolabeled; chain; fatty; acid; heart; imaging; dimethyl; branching; carbons; chain; inhibits; extent; oxidation; occur; closer; carboxyl; branching; positioned; limited; oxidation; resulting; prolonged; retention; radiolabeled; compound; heart; fatty acid; fatty acid; prolonged retention; chain fatty; chain fatty; heart imaging; heart imaging; radiolabeled compound /424/999/