Kinetic inertness of the Mn 2+ complexes formed with AAZTA and some open-chain EDTA derivatives

Ferenc K. Kálmán, Gyula Tircsó

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The results of systematic equilibrium, kinetic, and relaxometric investigations carried out on the Mn 2+ complexes of open-chain and AAZTA ligands indicate that the [Mn(CDTA)] 2- complex has satisfactorily high kinetic inertness (t 1/2 = 12 h at pH = 7.4), which, in turn, may allow its use as a contrast agent in the field of magnetic resonance imaging (as a replacement for Gd 3+-based agents).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10065-10067
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2012


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  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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