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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

iobenguane I 131 
An I 131 radioiodinated synthetic analogue of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine. Iobenguane localizes to adrenergic tissue and, in radioiodinated forms, may be used to image or eradicate tumor cells that take up and metabolize norepinephrine. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:I 131 Metaiodobenzylguanidine
Iodine I 131 Metaiodobenzylguanidine
Abbreviation:131 I-MIBG