Document Type

Patent

Abstract

A second sphere contrast enhancing agent for magnetic resonance imaging comprises a paramagnetic metal ion having catecholate ligands coordinated thereto and having water molecules hydrogen bonded to the catecholate ligands.

Patent Country

US

Patent Number

US5494656

Publication Date

2-27-1996

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Application Number

08/406356

Filing Date

March 1995

Primary Class

424/9.364

Secondary Class

436/173; 514/492; 514/502; 514/836; 534/15; 534/16; 556/50; 556/55; 556/63; 556/77; 556/105; 556/116; 556/134; 556/148

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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