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Fluorodeoxygalactose F-18 (Code C94212)

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Preferred Name: Fluorodeoxygalactose F-18

Definition: A radioconjugate containing the D-galactose analogue 2-deoxy-2-fluoro-D-galactose (FDGal) labeled with the positron-emitting radioactive isotope fluorine F18, used for imaging upon positron emitting tomography (PET). With cell uptake much higher in tumor cells compared to normal cells, the F18 moiety of fluorodeoxygalactose F-18 can be visualized upon PET imaging and this agent can be used as a tracer for the evaluation of galactose tumor uptake and metabolism.

Display Name: Fluorodeoxygalactose F-18

Label: Fluorodeoxygalactose F-18

NCI Thesaurus Code: C94212 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0092881  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
18-F-deoxy-galactose
2-deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-D-galactose
FDGal
Fluorodeoxygalactose F-18

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 5735-15-4 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
ChEBI ID CHEBI:49153 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 687016
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 687016 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0092881

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C94212
Contributing_Source CTRP
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=C94212

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