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Table 2 Most common radionuclides for scintigraphic imaging[23]

From: Emerging role of radiolabeled nanoparticles as an effective diagnostic technique

Radionuclides Emission type Half-life E max(γ) [keV]
131I γ (81.2%), β 8.0 days 284, 364, 637
67 Ga γ 78.3 h 93, 184, 300, 393
111In Auger, γ 67.2 h 171, 245
123I Auger, γ 13.2 h 159
99mTc γ 6.0 h 140
18 F Positron 1.83 h 511
64Cu Positron 12.7 h 511
188Re γ (15%), β 16.9 h 155