Table 1: Relaxivities and per Gd3+ of different dendrons.

Compound (mM−1 s−1) (mM−1 s−1)

DOTAREM4.00 ± 0.594.69 ± 0.331.17
D14.24 ± 0.075.14 ± 0.08$1.21
D23.98 ± 0.075.55 ± 0.54$1.39
D335.15 ± 1.40*40.48 ± 0.84*1.15
D416.08 ± 0.18*22.43 ± 0.42*1.39
D58.45 ± 0.31*11.44 ± 0.45*1.35
D612.28 ± 0.05*24.56 ± 0.62*2.00

< 0.05 for comparisons with DOTAREM; < 0.1 for comparisons with DOTAREM.