Multi-frequency PARACEST agents based on europium(III)DOTA-tetraamide ligands

Subha Viswanathan, S. James Ratnakar, Kayla N. Green, Zoltan Kovacs, Luis M. De Leónrodríguez, A. Dean Sherry

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Chemical Equation Presentation Colorful palette: A new class of highly selective Eu3+-based multi-frequency PARACEST agents is reported. The complexes can be tuned when administered simultaneously thereby allowing for the possibility of monitoring multiple biomarkers in parallel. PARACEST = paramagnetic chemical exchange saturation transfer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9330-9333
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number49
StatePublished - Nov 23 2009


  • Europium
  • Imaging agents
  • Macrocycles
  • Saturation transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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