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An enzymatic route to 5-deoxy-5-[F-18]fluoro-D-ribose, a [F-18]-fluorinated sugar for PET imaging

Author(s): M. Onega, J. Domarkas, H. Deng, L. F. Schweiger, T. A. D. Smith, A. E. Welch, C. Plisson, A. D. Gee, D. O'Hagan

An efficient two-step, one-pot, biotransformation involving the fluorinase enzyme is described for the synthesis of 5-deoxy-5[F-18]fluororibose, a novel [F-18]-fluorinated sugar suitable for positron emission tomography (PET) applications.

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ISBN: 1359-7345
Publication Year: 2010
Periodical: Chemical Communications
Periodical Number: 1
Volume: 46
Pages: 139-141
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