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9. Name at least five (5) common positron emission tomography (PET) radionuclides used in medicine, noting their approximate

9. Name at least five (5) common positron emission tomography (PET) radionuclides used in medicine, noting their approximate administered activities and half-lives. Are these pure positron emitters in other words, does beta-minus decay compete with positron decay for any of them, or are the gamma emissions from nuclear de-excitations)? If not, what else is emitted as a result of the decay? If some of them are pure positron emitters, explain how they can still be located within the body.


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