Synthra MeI

Synthra MeI is a flexible and completely automated synthesis system for routine production of [11C]methyl iodide and [11C]methyl triflate based on the generation by gas-phase synthesis.

Synthra provides its own software with manual and automatic modes of operation.

Synthra Graphical User Interface

Included Features:

  • Simple creation of user-defined synthesis variations
  • Seven heating zones, four with cooling capabilities (-196 °C – 950 °C)
  • Three electronic flow controller for highly defined gas flow rates
  • Three shielded radiation detectors for in-process feedback
  • Built-in triflate oven for optional conversion of [11C]MeI to [11C]MeOTf
  • See detailed specification for more...
PDF Detailed specification of MeI radiosynthesizer


Disclaimer: Yield and specific activity of labelled [11C]CH3I is dependent on use of proper technique and appropriate reagents.

Yields > 50 % for [11C]CH3I in less than 7 min
Time for sequential synthesis < 7 minutes
Number of consecutive [11C]CH3I synthesis 10, then changing the NaOH trap
Dimensions 30 x 45 x 44 cm (w x d x h)
Weight Approx. 25 kg
Hot Cell (minimum size) 50 x 50 x 50 cm (w x d x h)