Document Type

Patent

Abstract

A compound of formula (I): ##STR1## wherein, R1 is independently selected from methyl and ethyl and R2 is independently selected from hydrogen, alkyl, and substituted alkyl. The compound is capable of functioning as a ligand and complexing with paramagnetic Fe(III) ion for use as a second-sphere contrast enhancing agent for magnetic resonance imaging of tissue. The present invention also relates to a method of administering the second sphere contrast agent.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US6294152

Publication Date

9-25-2001

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo; Schering Aktiengesellschaft

Application Number

09/227961

Filing Date

January 1999

Primary Class

424/9.361

Rights

These materials are free of copyright restrictions and are in the public domain within the United States only. The USPTO reserves the right to assert copyright protection internationally.

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

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