International journal of radiation applications and instrumentation. Part A, Applied radiation and isotopes vol:37 issue:4 pages:355-7
The synthesis of [125I]-(E)-5-(2-iodovinyl)-2'-deoxyuridine [( 125I]IVDU) by a halogen isotope exchange reaction has been monitored in various reaction conditions. Quantitative incorporation of radioiodine into IVDU was obtained within 20 min by a simple and safe method that is suitable for application in any nuclear medicine laboratory. The radiolabelled antiviral agent can be used without further purification.