Methylene diphosphonate

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Methylene diphosphonate
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaCH6O6P2
Molar mass176.002 g/mol

Methylene diphosphonate (MDP or medronic acid) is a pharmaceutical product used especially in nuclear medicine, linked to 99mTc, as a marker to avoid the Single Photon Emission Scintigraphy, or SPECT, to localize carcinogentic bone metastasis as well as other diseases that can alter the natural turn-over in bone.




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