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Substance Name: Radium, radioactive
ID: D011883000
InChIKey: HCWPIIXVSYCSAN-IGMARMGPSA-N

Note

  • Radium. A radioactive element of the alkaline earth series of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ra, atomic number 88, and atomic weight 226. Radium is the product of the disintegration of uranium and is present in pitchblende and all ores containing uranium. It is used clinically as a source of beta and gamma-rays in radiotherapy, particularly BRACHYTHERAPY.

Molecular Weight

  • 226.0
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Radium, radioactive

MeSH Heading

  • Radium

Synonym

  • HSDB 7386

Registry Number

  • D011883000

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Ra/i1+0

InChIKey

HCWPIIXVSYCSAN-IGMARMGPSA-N

Smiles

[226Ra]