Tracers for Preclinical Studies

IsotopeTracer nameApplication
11C 11C-Choline Tracking choline metabolism
11C-Acetate Monitoring acetate metabolism
11C-PK11195 Imaging TSPO/Inflammation
11C -PIB Detecting β-Amyloid plaques
18F-FDG Imaging glucose metabolism
18F 18F-FLT Measuring proliferation rate of cancer lesions
18F-FMISO Delineating hypoxic areas within tumors
18F-FAC Imaging prostate cancer via the involvement of TCA cycle
18F-FTHA Measuring fatty acid oxidation in heart and cancer
18F-FDOPA Evaluating the central dopaminergic function of pre-synaptic neurons
18F-HX4 Measuring hypoxia in tumors
64Cu 64Cu-ATSM Delineating hypoxic areas within tumors
64Cu-PTSM Evaluating blood flow in the heart, brain, and tumors
64Cu-TETA-Octreotide Detecting neuroendocrine tumors via somatostatin receptor
64Cu-DOTA-TOC Detecting neuroendocrine tumors via somatostatin receptor
64Cu-CBTE2A-RGD2 Detecting tumor vasculature, tumor angiogenesis, and osteoclasts via integrin αvβ3
68Ga 68Ga-DKFZ-PSMA-11 Detecting prostate cancer via prostate specific membrane antigen
68Ga-DOTA-NOC Detecting neuroendocrine tumors via somatostatin receptor
68Ga-NO3A-RGD3 Evaluating tumor vasculature, tumor angiogenesis, and osteoclasts via integrin αvβ3
68Ga-NOTA-EM2198 Evaluating diabetes via pancreatic β-cell mass changes