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Fluorine F 18 EF5 (Code C48389)

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Preferred Name: Fluorine F 18 EF5

Definition: A radioconjugate consisting of EF5, a fluorinated derivative of etanidazole, conjugated to fluorine F 18, a positron emitting isotope. EF5 binds to hypoxic tissue; conjugation to Fluorine F 18 allows imaging of hypoxic regions within tumors. (NCI05)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A substance being studied in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to detect tumor hypoxia (a low level of oxygen in the tumor). This may help predict how the tumor will respond to treatment. It is a type of radiopharmaceutical.

Display Name: Fluorine F 18 EF5

Label: Fluorine F 18 EF5

NCI Thesaurus Code: C48389 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1541539  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Fluorine F 18 EF5
fluorine F 18 EF5

External Source Codes: 
NSC Code 734904 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 427615
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 427615 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1541539

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C48389
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Fluorine_F_18_EF5
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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