octafluoropropane

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oc·ta·fluor·o·pro·pane

(ok'tă-flōr'ō-prō'pān),
A drug used for contrast enhancement during ultrasound imaging.

oc·ta·fluor·o·pro·pane

(ok'tă-flōr'ō-prō'pān)
A drug used for contrast enhancement during ultrasound imaging.
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When porphyrin lipid-shell microbubbles containing perfluoropropane gas are bombarded by low-frequency ultrasound energy, they burst and release nanoparticles as small as five nanometres in diameter that can readily travel into a tumour's deepest recesses.
Both of them are composed of perfluoropropane gas surrounded by a shell.
which makes tiny, gas-filled bubbles by enclosing minute quantities of perfluoropropane in fatty shells that are similar to cell membranes in humans.
The patents are directed to methods of use and compositions of biocompatible ultrasound contrast agents containing perfluoropentane, perfluorobutane and perfluoropropane.
5,855,865 to MBI, which describes methods for making protein microspheres encapsulating perfluorocarbon gases, such as perfluoropropane, by ultrasonic or mechanical cavitation in the absence of oxygen.
5,855,865, describes methods for making protein microspheres encapsulating certain perfluorocarbon gases, such as perfluoropropane, by ultrasonic or mechanical cavitation in the absence of oxygen.
The PTO's order granting MBI's petition specifically noted that the prior art teaches the use of Freon(R) gases in ultrasound imaging, and that perfluoropropane is a Freon(R) gas.
5,573,751, is directed to compositions of biocompatible ultrasound contrast agents comprising perfluoropropane and perfluorobutane.