Prospective carriers of 223Ra for targeted alpha particle therapy

  • J. KozempelEmail author
  • M. Vlk
  • E. Málková
  • A. Bajzíková
  • J. Bárta
  • R. Santos-Oliveira
  • A. Malta Rossi


We report here on basic aspects that have to be addressed in TAT systems and describe our experiments with prospective carriers of 223Ra intended for bone therapy based on hydroxyapatite nanoparticles. Preparation, in vitro stability tests are described. Labelling yields were ranging between 60–99 % depending on the reaction conditions. Preliminary static stability tests of successfully 223Ra-labelled hydroxyapatite nanoparticles were performed in a physiological saline and showed relatively low activity washout within 24 h (<5 % of total sample activity).


223Ra Radium Hydroxyapatite Carriers Targeted alpha therapy TAT 



This work was partially supported by the Ministry of Education Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, grant No.: LK21310, Technological Agency of the Czech Republic Grant No.: TA03010027 and Czech Technical University Grant No.: SGS14/084/OHK4/1D/14.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Kozempel
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Vlk
    • 1
  • E. Málková
    • 1
  • A. Bajzíková
    • 1
  • J. Bárta
    • 1
  • R. Santos-Oliveira
    • 2
  • A. Malta Rossi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Chemistry, Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical EngineeringCzech Technical University in PraguePrague 1Czech Republic
  2. 2.Laboratory of NanoradiopharmaceuticalsInstitute of RadiopharmacyRio De JaneiroBrazil
  3. 3.Departamento de MateriaisCentro Brasileiro de Pesquisa FísicaRio De JaneiroBrazil

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