Texas A&M Researchers Report Fastest Purification Of Cancer Therapy Isotope

Texas A&M Researchers Report Fastest Purification Of Cancer Therapy Isotope
Texas A&M Researchers Report Fastest Purification Of  Cancer Therapy Isotope

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Astatine-211, a candidate for targeted alpha-particle therapy, decays in hours. Researchers have delineated a purification process that can extract it in minutes, increasing the amount of the element available for use.

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Source: TAMU News