Christine M. Le takes a look at 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxyglucose and explains how this radioactive sugar could help to save your life.
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Le, C.M. A hot take on glucose. Nat. Chem. 14, 476 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-022-00920-5