A concise one-post synthesis of [18F]fluoromisonidazole from (2R)-(-)-glycidyl tosylate

Masao Tada, Ren Iwata, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Kazunori Sato, Kazuo Kubota, Roko Kubota, Hiromu Takahashi, Hiroshi Fukuda, Tatsuo Ido

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    A rapid, one-pot synthesis of [18F]fluoromisonidazole (1H-1-(3-[18F]fluoro-2-hydroxypropyl)-2-nitroimidazole) (1) starting from [18F]fluoride and (2R)-(-)-glycidyl tosylate (2) is described. The total time required for the synthesis, the radiochemical yield, and purity of the titled compound are ca. 80 min, 20%, and >98%, respectively.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)771-774
    Number of pages4
    JournalJournal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - 1996 Aug 1


    • (2R)-(-)-glycidyl tosylate
    • 1H-1-(3-[F]fluoro-2-hydroxypropyl)-2-nitroimidazole
    • One-pot synthesis
    • [F]fluoride
    • [F]fluoromisonidazole

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Biochemistry
    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
    • Drug Discovery
    • Spectroscopy
    • Organic Chemistry


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