Study on the contents of trace rare earth elements and their distribution in wheat and rice samples by RNAA

  • Jingxin Sun
  • Hang Zhao
  • Yuqi Wang
Nuclear Analytical Methods in Biology and Medicine


The concentrations of 8 REE (La, Ce, Nd, Sm, Eu, Tb, Yb and Lu) in wheat and rice samples have been determined by RNAA. The contents and distributions of REE in each part of the plants (i.e. root, leaf, stem, husk and seed) and their host soils were studied, which included samples applied with rare earch elements in farming and control samples. The effects of applying rare earths on the uptake of REE by the plants and the REE accumulation in the grains on human health were also discussed in this paper.


Physical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Rare Earth Control Sample Earth Element 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jingxin Sun
    • 1
    • 2
  • Hang Zhao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yuqi Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of High Energy PhysicsAcademia SinicaBeijingChina
  2. 2.Laboratory of Nuclear Analysis TechniquesAcademia SinicaBeijingChina

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