• various
  • Lutetium usually occurs in association with the element yttrium [ citation needed ] and is sometimes used in metal alloys and as a catalyst in various chemical reactions. (rug.nl)
  • cells
  • The expression of somatostatin receptors on tumor cells have been widely explored during the last two decades starting with 111 In-DTPA-Octreotide as an imaging agent followed by 68 Ga-DOTATOC/TATE positron emission tomography scanning. (thno.org)
  • form
  • Aqueous solutions of most lutetium salts are colorless and form white crystalline solids upon drying, with the common exception of the iodide. (rug.nl)
  • effective
  • Radiopharmaceuticals labelled with Lutetium-177 have been reported as effective therapeutic agents in this population of patients, and used extensively by groups in Europe, in particular Dr. Krenning's group at the University of Rotterdam. (knowcancer.com)