copper 64

cop·per 64 (64Cu),

(kop'er),
Beta and positron emitter with a half-life of 12.82 hr. Used in the study of Wilson disease and in brain scans for tumors.
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Nancyclotep is already a clinical trial operator with local access to Zirconium 89, Gallium 68 and Copper 64 sources; with this investment we wish to meet the growing needs of pharmaceuticals and become a major player in the field of radiotheranostics."
Other waste problems at Fermilab are the "nuisance" isotopes, such as cobalt 60, sodium 22 and copper 64. This last isotope is a "special problem" since "workers pilfer the copper to sell for scrap.