iodine-131


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Noun1.iodine-131 - heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter
radioisotope - a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially
atomic number 53, I, iodin, iodine - a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
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This molecule is analogous to the company's lead asset CLR 131 which delivers therapeutic iodine in the form of iodine-131 rather than diagnostic iodine-124 to the tumors.
Unusually high levels of Iodine-131, a manmade radioactive material, reportedly have been detected across the European continent since early January, according to France's Radioprotection and Nuclear Safety Institute (IRSN), which said that the radioactive cloud has since traveled from Norway to Spain.
Iomab-B is a radioimmunoconjugate consisting of BC8, a novel murine monoclonal antibody, and iodine-131 radioisotope.
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In this research, nanocarriers made of gold nanorods with a coating of polyethylene glycol (PEG) were produced and labeled with iodine-131 isotope, and its tissue distribution in the body was investigated by the researchers.
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Iodine deficiency is a common cause of the condition, and iodine-131 present in nuclear fallout is a risk factor for hypothyroidism.
Following the accident, the EU adopted Implementing Regulation 297/2011, reinforcing controls on iodine-131, caesium-134 and caesium-137 for all food and feed originating in 11 prefectures near the nuclear plant.
Over a seven-hour period, 7,780 curies of iodine-131 and 20,000 curies of xenon-133 were released.
Iodine-131, known as I-131, is a radioactive isotope commonly released after nuclear power plant disasters.
The iodine-131 particles do not pose a public health risk, the International Atomic Energy Agency said.
Austria's Health Ministry and the Czech radiation protection agency said they had been detecting iodine-131 since the second half of October in the atmosphere, and that its calculations pointed to a source in south-eastern Europe.