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Microwave-enhanced radiochemistry

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Abstract

The application of microwaves to synthetic organic chemistry is currently experiencing considerable growth. Here we show how the area of radiochemistry, with particular reference to the synthesis of 3H- (or T-), 11C- and 18F-labelled compounds, can benefit. Faster, cleaner, more selective reactions are possible with the formation of much reduced levels of radioactive waste.

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The article was received on 14 Mar 2000 and first published on 12 Jun 2000


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/A901713E
Chem. Soc. Rev., 2000,29, 239-249

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    Microwave-enhanced radiochemistry

    N. Elander, J. R. Jones, S. Lu and S. Stone-Elander, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2000, 29, 239
    DOI: 10.1039/A901713E

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