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Journal of Mathematical Biology

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 15–23 | Cite as

On the kinetics of lead in the human body

  • E. Batschelet
  • L. Brand
  • A. Steiner
Article

Summary

A compartment model is derived for the kinetics of lead in the human body. The parameters are estimated from field data. Numerical solutions of the equations are obtained. They are used to discuss recent theories on lead intake, in particular from the atmosphere.

Key words

Kinetics of lead Lead intake Atmospheric lead Compartment model 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Batschelet
    • 1
  • L. Brand
    • 1
  • A. Steiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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