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The use of radioactive isotopes in the life sciences

by J. M. Chapman

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioisotopes in biology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRadioactive isotopes in the life sciences.
    StatementJ.M. Chapman and G. Ayrey.
    ContributionsAyrey, G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH543.5 .C47 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3883575M
    ISBN 100045700117, 0045700125
    LC Control Number81211297

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Radioactive isotopes and enriched stable isotopes are used widely in medicine, agriculture, industry, and science, where their application allows us to perform many tasks more accurately, more simply, less. Both radioisotopes and enriched stable isotopes are essential to a wide variety of applications in medicine, where they are used in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses.

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Radioactive isotopes are useful for establishing the ages of various objects. The half-life of radioactive isotopes is unaffected by any environmental factors, so the isotope acts like an internal Author: David W. Ball, Jessie A. Key. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Preface --Acknowledgements.

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