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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The Iraqi minister said his country is ready for cooperation in the export of radioactive iodine-131 for its use in diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine in the form of solution or capsules and the required radioactivity.
For his part, the Iraqi minister said his country is ready for cooperation in the export of radioactive iodine-131 for its use in diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine in the form of solution or capsules and the required radioactivity.
Iomab-B is an ARC or Antibody Radiation-Conjugate comprised of the anti-CD45 antibody apamistamab and the radioisotope I-131 or iodine-131.
The plant was commissioned in 1978, one year before the Three Mile Island accident, which resulted in the release of approximately 2.5 megacuries of radioactive gases and 15 curies (560 GBq) of iodine-131 into the environment in the northeast U.S.
It is important to emphasize the crucial role of radioiodine diagnostics with whole body iodine-131 scintigraphy (I-131 whole body scan, WBS), which is based on active tumor I-131 accumulation, conditioned by the presence of NaI symporter (NIS) in tumor cells.
Tan et al., "Retrospective imaging study on the diagnosis of pathological false positive iodine-131 scans in patients with thyroid cancer," Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine, vol.
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. Finland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany and France (http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/a-radiation-sniffer-plane-is-reportedly-searching-for-the-source-of-a-cloud-of-nuclear-isotopes-floating-across-europe/news-story/c26dcf8452b829c64a48ab8f65eeffed) also were affected .
The most widely used therapeutic radionuclide for the treatment of thyroid-related diseases such as differentiated thyroid cancer, Grave's disease, solitary hyper-functioning nodule, and toxic multinodular goiter is iodine-131 ([sup.131]I).
Iomab-B is a radioimmunoconjugate consisting of BC8, a novel murine monoclonal antibody, and iodine-131 radioisotope.
The Chernobyl disaster spewed out huge quantities of the radioisotopes caesium-137 and iodine-131.
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.