Journal of Radioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 523–528 | Cite as

A study of lithium uptake and location in the brain using the nuclear track technique

  • B. S. Carpenter
  • D. Samuel
  • I. Wassermann
  • A. Yuwiller
Biological and Biomedical Applications (Cont.)


The nuclear track technique was used to study the lithium uptake and location in the brains of rats. This study indicated that a maximum lithium concentration was reached in the brain eight hours after an intraperitoneal injection.


Lithium Lithium Treatment Lithium Concentration Track Density Lithium Salt 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. S. Carpenter
    • 1
  • D. Samuel
    • 2
  • I. Wassermann
    • 2
  • A. Yuwiller
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Analytical Chemistry DivisionNational Bureau of StandardsWashington, D. C.USA
  2. 2.Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael
  3. 3.Neurobiochemistry Laboratory T-85Brentwood Veterans Administration HospitalLos AngelesUSA
  4. 4.The Department of Psychiatry and The Brain Research InstituteUCLALos AngelesUSA

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