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KEMI6425 Chemistry of Positron Emitting Radiodrugs 6 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Chemistry

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to familiarise students with synthesis of radiopharmaceuticals, the physics and chemical aspects of radioactive disintegration and in the use of radiopharmaceuticals in research and in preclinical and clinical studies.

General description

The lectures deal with aspects in synthesis of carbon-11, nitrogen-13, oxygen-15 and fluorine-18 –labelled radiopharmaceuticals. Also the use of radiometal chelation to macromolecules is dealt with. Furthermore, preclinical and clinical use and aspects in research with radiopharmaceuticals is presented and discussed. Visits to various laboratories of the Turku PET Centre are included in the course.

Teacher responsible

Olof Solin


1-Nov-2016 – 30-Nov-2016
Lectures 20 h
Tue 1-Nov-2016 - 29-Nov-2016 weekly at 14-16, SEM 1, ARC 2. floor
Wed 2-Nov-2016 - 30-Nov-2016 weekly at 16-18, SEM 1, ARC 2. floor
Exercises 10 h


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