Xenon Xe-129

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Scientific Name: Xenon Xe-129
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The nuclear polarisation of xenon-129 (Xe-129) is increased up to five orders of magnitude in a process called hyperpolarization. This process compensates for the low density of gas compared to that of solid tissue.
Description of the Drug: Xenon Xe-129 is as a hyperpolarized contrast agent, it is indicated for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for evaluation of lung ventilation.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB17386