Radionuclide Generators

  • Gopal B. Saha


Radionuclides are used in nuclear medicine for the diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of human diseases. These radionuclides are produced in the cyclotron or the reactor as discussed in Chapter 3. These facilities are available in only a few institutions, and only long-lived radionuclides can be supplied to distant institutions. The short-lived radionuclides cannot be shipped to the distant places because of their rapid decay.


Methyl Ethyl Ketone Distant Institution Molybdenum Isotope Daughter Nuclide Daughter Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA

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