Radioiodination Chemistry and Radioiodinated Compounds

  • M. Eisenhut
  • W. Mier


An overview of the chemistry of radioiodination is presented. The focus is directed on the labeling of iodine-containing radiopharmaceuticals, with emphasis on practical aspects of the various radioiodination methods. The advantages and disadvantages of these methods with respect to efficiency and ease of handling are discussed. Examples of the labeling methods are illustrated by protocols.


Boronic Acid Radiochemical Yield Reaction Vial Sodium Thiosulfate Solution Iodine Isotope 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiochemistry and RadiopharmacologyCancer Research Center Heidelberg (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear MedicineRadiopharmaceutical Chemistry, University of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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