Metal-Based PSMA Radioligands
AbstractProstate cancer is one of the most common malignancies for which great progress has been made in identifying appropriate molecular targets that would enable efficient in vivo targeting for imaging and therapy. The type II integral membrane protein, prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is overexpressed on prostate cancer cells in proportion to the stage and grade of the tumor progression, especially in androgen-independent, advanced and metastatic disease, rendering it a promising diagnostic and/or therapeutic target. From the perspective of nuclear medicine, PSMA-based radioligands may significantly impact the management of patients who suffer from prostate cancer. For that purpose, chelating-based PSMA-specific ligands have been labeled with various diagnostic and/or therapeutic radiometals for single-photon-emission tomography (SPECT), positron-emission-tomography (PET), radionuclide targeted therapy as well as intraoperative applications. This review focuses on the development and further applications of metal-based PSMA radioligands. View Full-Text
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Gourni, E.; Henriksen, G. Metal-Based PSMA Radioligands. Molecules 2017, 22, 523.
Gourni E, Henriksen G. Metal-Based PSMA Radioligands. Molecules. 2017; 22(4):523.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gourni, Eleni; Henriksen, Gjermund. 2017. "Metal-Based PSMA Radioligands." Molecules 22, no. 4: 523.
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