Patent Number: 6,254,850

Title: Metal complexes, suitable for use in diagnosis and therapy

Abstract: The invention relates to diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid derivatives, their complexes and complex salts, containing an element of atomic numbers 20-32, 39-51 or 57-83, pharmaceutical agents containing these compounds, their use as contrast media and antidotes and process for their production.

Inventors: Krause; Werner (Berlin, DE), Maier; Franz-Karl (Berlin, DE), Bauer; Michael (Berlin, DE), Schuhmann-Giampieri; Gabriele (Berlin, DE), Press; Wolf-Rudiger (Berlin, DE), Muschik; Peter (Ladeburg, DE)

Assignee: Schering Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: A61K 49/06 (20060101); C07C 233/83 (20060101); C07C 237/06 (20060101); C07C 233/00 (20060101); C07C 229/36 (20060101); C07C 229/00 (20060101); C07C 229/16 (20060101); C07C 233/63 (20060101); C07C 237/00 (20060101); A61K 051/04 (); C07F 013/00 (); C07F 005/00 (); C07F 229/00 (); A61B 005/055 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018