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fluorine F 18 FMDHT 
A radioconjugate containing a derivative of the androgen testosterone (FMDHT) and labeled with the radioisotope fluorine F 18, with potential use as an imaging agent for positron emission tomography (PET). Upon administration, fluorine F 18 FMDHT binds to the androgen receptor (AR). Upon PET imaging, AR-expressing prostate tumor cells can be imaged and assessed. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:18F FMDHT
Chemical structure:[7alpha-18F]fluoro-17alpha-methyl-5alpha-dihydrotestosterone