A new method for99mTc generator preparation

  • D. V. S. Narasimhan
  • Kum P. Vanaja
  • R. S. Mani


The authors report here a new approach for making99mTc generators based on neutron irradiation of metallic molybdates and direct elution eliminating intermediate chemical processing steps. This approach tested using zirconium molybdate was found to yield99mTc with good yield and purity. This seems to be the simplest way of making column type99mTc generator even using low flux reactors and merits further detailed evaluation.


Physical Chemistry Zirconium Inorganic Chemistry Molybdate Processing Step 


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© Akaémiai Kiadó 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. V. S. Narasimhan
    • 1
  • Kum P. Vanaja
    • 1
  • R. S. Mani
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiopharmaceuticals DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreBombayIndia

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