Dr Mitja Kovac

Interests

Synthesis and development positron emitting tomography (PET) radiotracers for non-invasive imaging of biochemical processes in vivo.

Research Focus

Keywords

Radiochemistry

PET

18F-fluoride

11C-carbon

Brain

Clinical conditions

No diseases indicated

Equipment

NMR spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, HPLC

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

Collaborators

Cambridge

Nigel Slater

International

Sylvie Mavel Web: http://pharma.univ-tours.fr/

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2013

    Mitja Kovac, Marko Anderluh, Johnny Vercouillie, Denis Guilloteau, Patrick Emond, Sylvie Mavel (2013), “Aromatic fluoro-de-triazenation with boron trifluoride diethyl etherate under non-protic acid conditions ” Journal of Fluorine Chemistry Vol 147, pp 5-9

    Mitja Kovac, Sylvie Mavel and Marko Anderluh (2013), “18F-Labeled Aryl-Tracers through Direct Introduction of [18F]fluoride into Electron-Rich Arenes” Current Organic Chemistry Vol 17, Number 23, pp 2921 - 2935

    2010

    Kovac M, Mavel S, Deuther-Conrad W, Méheux N, Glöckner J, Wenzel B, Anderluh M, Brust P, Guilloteau D, Emond P (2010), “3D QSAR study, synthesis, and in vitro evaluation of (+)-5-FBVM as potential PET radioligand for the vesicular acetylcholine transporter (VAChT).” Bioorg Med Chem 18(21):7659-67 Details