Synthra Methionine/Choline

Synthra MethionineCholine is a completely automated synthesis system for routine production of [11C]Methionine and [11C]Choline, based on the generation of gas-phase [11C]methyl iodide.

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

Synthra Graphical User Interface

Included Features:

  • 11C-Gasphase ( [11C]CH3I Yield > 50% after 7 min ).
  • Six heating zones, three with cooling capabilities (-196 °C – 950 °C ).
  • PEEK Loop for the synthesis of [11C]Choline.
  • Holder for solid support heterogeneous reaction cartridge.
  • Four shielded radiation detectors for in-process feedback
  • See detailed specification for more...
PDF Detailed specification of Methionine/Choline radiosynthesizer


Disclaimer: Yields and specific activity of labeled [11C]tracers are dependent on use of proper technique and appropriate reagents.

Synthesis time for [11C]choline 20 min
Yield for [11C]choline [RCY] 30%
Radiochemical Purity for [11C]choline > 98%
Synthesis time for [11C]Methionine 20 min
Yield for [11C]Methionine [RCY] 30%
Dimensions 42 x 45 x 40 cm (w x d x h)
Weight Approx. 30 Kg