Radiopharmaceutical Compounds Without Approved Names - AMA Manual of Style

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Radiopharmaceutical Compounds Without Approved Names 


Margaret A. Winker

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Compounds may be combined with radioisotopes for research purposes. Such compounds would not receive an INN if no commercial use is intended. In lieu of an INN, standard chemical nomenclature should be followed (see , Elements, or consult the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics for more information). After first mention, the name of the substance can be abbreviated. Use the superscript form of the isotope number to the left of the element symbol. Enclose the isotope symbol in brackets and close up with the compound name if the nonradioactive isotope of the element is normally part of the compound.glucose

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