We compared the internalization of [90Y-DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide and [111In-DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide with that of [125I-Tyr3]octreotide and [111In-DTPA0]octreotide in the subtype 2 somatostatin receptor (sst2)- positive rat pancreatic tumour cell lines CA20948 and AR42J and in the somatostatin receptor-negative human anaplastic thyroid tumour cell line ARO. We demonstrated that [111In-DTPA0]octreotide, [90Y- DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide and [111In-DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide are internalized by a receptor-specific, time- and temperature-dependent process. The amount of [90Y-DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide internalized was higher than that of [111In-DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide and [111In-DTPA0]octreotide.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006231-199803000-00013, hdl.handle.net/1765/103359
Journal Nuclear Medicine Communications
de Jong, M, Bernard, B.F, Bruin, E, van Gameren, A, Bakker, W.H, Visser, T.J, … Krenning, E.P. (1998). Internalization of radiolabelled [DTPA0]octreotide and [DOTA0,Tyr3]octreotide: Peptides for somatostatin receptor-targeted scintigraphy and radionuclide therapy. Nuclear Medicine Communications, 19(3), 283–288. doi:10.1097/00006231-199803000-00013