Radioactive drugs in drug development research: Quality assurance issues

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Increasing number of new drugs, drug formulations and drug delivery systems is evaluated using noninvasive imaging methods. A successful use of new drugs and radiopharmaceuticals depends on their proven quality. This review provides a brief outline of the quality control procedures required for radiolabeled drugs within the context of the existing regulations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)231-244
Number of pages14
JournalMini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Drug development
  • Quality assurance
  • Quality control
  • Radioactive drugs
  • Radiopharmaceuticals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmacology


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