The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)

Metal-ion speciation in blood plasma incorporating the tetraphosphonate, N,N-dimethylenephosphonate-1-hydroxy-4-aminopropilydenediphosphonate (APDDMP), in therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals.

In a quest for more effective radiopharmaceuticals for pain palliation of metastatic bone cancer, this paper relates results obtained with 166Ho and 153Sm complexed to the bone seeking phosphonate, N,N-dimethylenephosphonate-1-hydroxy-4-aminopropylidenediphosphonate (APDDMP). APDDMP is synthesised from the known bone cancer pain palliation agent 1-hydroxy-3-aminopropylidenediphosphonate (APD) and was complexed to lanthanide trivalent metal ions. This work is performed to utilise the idea that the energetic beta-particle emitter, 166 Ho, coupled with phosphonate ligands such as APD and APDDMP could afford a highly effective radiopharmaceutical in the treatment of bone cancer. Complex-formation constants of APDDMP with the important blood plasma metal-ions, Ca2+, Mg2+, and Zn2+ and the trivalent lanthanides Ho3+ and Sm3+ were measured by glass electrode potentiometry at 37 degrees C and I = 150 mM. Blood plasma models were constructed using the computer code ECCLES and the results compared with those gathered from animal tests. The 166Ho-APDDMP complex was found to have little liver or bone uptake while 153Sm-APDDMP had a moderate bone uptake. This was primarily due to the high affinity of APDDMP for Ca(II). Clinical observations could be explained by the blood plasma modelling.[1]


WikiGenes - Universities