Cerebral Imaging Centre For Research On Neuroscience
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Cyceron is a 4,500 m2 facility made of a Cyclotron and laboratories for chemistry, cell biology and molecular biology, of animal facility, of PET laboratories.
Radiochemistry: The original Cyclotron has been replaced in 2002 by an IBA Cyclone 18/9 allowing the production of carbon-11, fluorine-18, fluoride-18, nitrogen-13 and oxygen-15. A Zymark remote control synthesis robot is also available for fluorine-18 labelling. A new clean room has been installed with 3 hot cells for production and sterilization of radio-pharmaceuticals following the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice). Analysis equipment includes 6 HPLC, 5 semi-preparative HPLC, 2 Gas Chromatography, and a Thin layer Chromatography recorder (Instantimager, Packard). [read more]