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Phosphorus P-32 (Code C1698)

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Preferred Name: Phosphorus P-32

Definition: A radioactive isotope of phosphorus with beta particle-emitting radiocytotoxic activity. Emitted by phosphorus P32, beta particles directly damage cellular DNA and, by ionizing intracellular water to produce several types of cytotoxic free radicals and superoxides, indirectly damage intracellular biological macromolecules, resulting in tumor cell death.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A radioactive form of phosphorus used in the treatment of cancer. It is also used to help locate areas of DNA damage.

Label: Phosphorus P-32

NCI Thesaurus Code: C1698 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0851287  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Phosphorus P-32
Phosphorus P 32

External Source Codes: 
FDA UNII Code 690284A407
ChEBI ID CHEBI:37972 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 39554
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 39554 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0851287

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula P
code C1698
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Phosphorus-32
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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