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Methionine C 11 (Code C1534)

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Preferred Name: Methionine C 11

Definition: A synthetic amino acid radiolabeled with carbon-11. Acting as a methyl donor, methionine C 11 is incorporated into macromolecules, where it serves as a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent for detecting tumors with high rates of protein synthesis.

Display Name: Methionine C 11

Label: Methionine C 11

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1534 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0252667  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Methionine C11
Methionine C 11

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 42650
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 42650 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0252667

Other Properties:
Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For PET radiopharmaceutical
code C1534
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Methionine_C_11
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C1534

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