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Compound Summary for: CID 23957


Also known as: (94tc)technetium; (96tc)technetium; (98tc)technetium; 7440-26-8; 17689-59-7; tecnecio; (99Tc)technetium; CEA-Scan
Molecular Formula: Tc   Molecular Weight: 97.907216   InChIKey: GKLVYJBZJHMRIY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
The first artificially produced element and a radioactive fission product of URANIUM. Technetium has the atomic symbol Tc, atomic number 43, and atomic weight 98.91. All technetium isotopes are radioactive. Technetium 99m (m=metastable) which is the decay product of Molybdenum 99, has a half-life of about 6 hours and is used diagnostically as a radioactive imaging agent. Technetium 99 which is a decay product of technetium 99m, has a half-life of 210,000 years.   From: MeSH
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