The invention provides macrocycles useful in chelating metal ions, particularly radionuclides, to provide metal ion complexes. The invention also provides methods of using the compounds and complexes of the invention, such as in therapeutic and diagnostic applications.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
The invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.