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Carbon-11 Acetate (Code C38712)

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Preferred Name: Carbon-11 Acetate

Definition: The acetate salt of the radioisotope carbon-11. Although the mechanism is unclear, carbon-11 acetate preferentially accumulates in tumor tissue, serving as a tracer for imaging tumors with positron emission tomography (PET). (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A radioactive form of carbon that is used in positron emission tomography (PET) scanning.

Display Name: Carbon-11 Acetate

Label: Carbon-11 Acetate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38712 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1098488  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
C-11 Acetate
C11 Acetate
Carbon-11 Acetate
carbon-11 acetate

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 362071
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 362071 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1098488

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Diagnostic imaging
code C38712
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Carbon-11_Acetate
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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