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Gallium Ga 68-labeled-NODAGA-MJ9 (Code C115960)

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Preferred Name: Gallium Ga 68-labeled-NODAGA-MJ9

Definition: A radiopharmaceutical agent comprised of a peptide targeting the gastrin releasing peptide receptor (GRPR) chelated with 1,4,7-triazacyclononane,1-glutaric acid-4,7 acetic acid (NODAGA) and radiolabeled with gallium Ga 68, with potential tumor imaging activity upon positron emission tomography (PET). After administration of gallium Ga 68-labeled-NODAGA-MJ9, the MJ9 moiety binds to GRPR located on tumor cells. Upon PET imaging, GRPR-expressing tumor cells can be visualized and expression levels can be quantified. GRPR is overexpressed on certain tumor cells and plays a key role in tumor proliferation and survival.

Label: Gallium Ga 68-labeled-NODAGA-MJ9

NCI Thesaurus Code: C115960 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL473297  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Ga-68-NODAGA-MJ9
Gallium Ga 68-labeled-NODAGA-MJ9

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 760313
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 760313 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
NCI META CUI CL473297

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C115960
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C115960

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