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Fluorine F 18 CP18 Peptide (Code C97134)

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Preferred Name: Fluorine F 18 CP18 Peptide

Definition: A triazole containing pentapeptide labeled with the positron-emitting isotope fluorine F 18, used as a tracer for positron emitting tomography (PET) imaging. As a caspase-3 specific substrate, fluorine F 18 CP18 peptide is preferentially taken up by and accumulates in tumor cells with high caspase-3 activity. Upon PET imaging, apoptotic cells can be detected and apoptotic activity can be assessed. Caspase-3 is a cysteine protease that plays a key role in the induction of apoptosis.

Display Name: Fluorine F 18 CP18 Peptide

Label: Fluorine F 18 CP18 Peptide

NCI Thesaurus Code: C97134 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL429688  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
18F-CP18 Peptide
[F18]CP-18 Peptide
Fluorine F 18 CP18 Peptide

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 701621
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 701621 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
NCI META CUI CL429688

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C97134
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C97134

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