Measurement of uranium in human teeth and kidney stones with the fission track technique
- 30 Downloads
The measurement of uranium in human teeth and kidney stones has been carried out by using the fission track activation technique. In this determination 2759 and 2205 absolute counts of tracks /for standard: 6940 and 1556/ for teeth samples and 1689 tracks /for standard: 1446/ for kidney stone samples have been made, respectively. The results obtained by this technique are the following: Xtooth/1/=/0.227±0.006/ ppm, Xtooth/2/=/0.143±0.007/ ppm and Xkidney=/0.568±0.020/ ppm. The experimental method is described and the results discussed.
KeywordsPhysical Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry Uranium Experimental Method Kidney Stone
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 2.R.L. Fleischer, P.B. Price, R.M. Walker. Nuclear tracks in solids, principles and applications. Univ. of California Press, 1975.Google Scholar
- 6.K.W. Bentley, J.H. Wyatt, D.J. Wilson, Biological applications of neutron induced autoradiography of plutonium-239 and uranium-235. Proceed. of 11th Intern. Conf. on SSNTD, Bristol, 7–12 Sept. 1981.Google Scholar
- 8.E. Maerk, PhD-Thesis, Univ. of Innsbruck /Austria/, 1973.Google Scholar