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Name: Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
PubChem Compound ID: 11469444
Description: The compound is given by intravenous injection to do POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY for the assessment of cerebral and myocardial glucose metabolism in various physiological or pathological states including stroke and myocardial ischemia. It is also employed for the detection of malignant tumors including those of the brain, liver, and thyroid gland. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1162)
Molecular formula: C6H11FO5
Molecular weight: 181.149 g/mol