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Gd(DO3A-N-α-aminopropionate): a versatile and easily available synthon with optimized water exchange for the synthesis of high relaxivity, targeted MRI contrast agents

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Centro de Química, Campus de Gualtar, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
E-mail: jmartins@quimica.uminho.pt
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Department of Biochemistry, NMR Center and Center of Neurosciences and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, P.O. Box 3126, 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal
E-mail: geraldes@bioq.uc.pt
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Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, CNRS, Rue Charles Sadron, 45071 Orléans, France
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Tel: +33238631517
Chem. Commun., 2009, 6475-6477

DOI: 10.1039/B912201J
Received 22 Jun 2009, Accepted 14 Aug 2009
First published online 09 Sep 2009
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