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Iodine I 124 NM404 (Code C99636)

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Preferred Name: Iodine I 124 NM404

Definition: A phospholipid ether analog labeled with iodine I 124, with a potential imaging property upon positron emission tomography (PET). Upon administration, iodine I 124 NM404 selectively accumulates in and retains within tumor cells for a prolonged period of time due to the decreased activity of a phospholipase D (PLD), most likely isoform 1 of PLD, in tumor cells compared to normal cells. As tumor cells are unable to metabolize and eliminate MN404, tumor cells can be visualized upon PET imaging. In addition, iodine I 124 NM404 may provide a more accurate image of the tumor than imaging with the current standard. PLD is an enzyme found in the cell membrane of normal cells that degrades phospholipids.

Display Name: Iodine I 124 NM404

Label: Iodine I 124 NM404

NCI Thesaurus Code: C99636 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL433301  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Iodine I 124 NM404

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 722307
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 722307 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C99636
Contributing_Source CTRP
Semantic_Type Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

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