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.

Document Type

Patent

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

Application Number

08/406356

Filing Date

March 1995

Patent Number

US5494656

Assignee(s)

The University of Toledo

Publication Date

2-27-1996

Patent Country

US

Language

en_US

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

University of Toledo Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives

Rights

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