Application of radioactive isotopes in biochemistry and the study of animal organisms
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Application of radioactive isotopes in biochemistry and the study of animal organisms a portion of the proceedings of the All-Union Scientific and Technical Conference on the Application of Radioactive Isotopes. by VsesoiНЎuznaiНЎa nauchno-tekhnicheskaiНЎa konferentНЎsiiНЎa po primeneniiНЎu radioaktivnykh i stabilК№nykh izotopov i izlucheniД­ v narodnom khoziНЎaД­stve i nauke (2nd 1957 Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.)

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Published by Consultants Bureau in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radioisotopes in biochemistry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of the first 20 articles from the conference"s Trudy: Izuchenie zhivotnogo organizma.

ContributionsConsultants Bureau Enterprises.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH652 .V7 1957a
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6266872M
LC Control Number59002318

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An introduction to the methodology of biochemical work with labelled atoms. Half this book deals with the principles of the method, and the other half with the application of these principles to specific biochemical problems, in particular those of intermediary metabolism. No attempt is made at detailed description of methods and applications, instead topics are discussed and a more than. A radioactive isotope, also known as a radioisotope, radionuclide, or radioactive nuclide, is any of several species of the same chemical element with different masses whose nuclei are unstable and dissipate excess energy by spontaneously emitting radiation in the form of alpha, beta, and gamma rays. Every chemical element has one or more radioactive isotopes. Many molecular based projects using isotopes for detecting and studying micro organisms, radioactive-based molecular biology laboratories in particular in radiosafety and quality Also safety is not a limitation for the use of stable isotopes, which are finding new applications in molecular biology. 1. 2. RADIOISOTOPE-BASED MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Medical Applications. Radioactive isotopes have numerous medical applications—diagnosing and treating illness and diseases. One example of a diagnostic application is using radioactive iodine to test for thyroid activity (Figure “Medical Diagnostics”).The thyroid gland in the neck is one of the few places in the body with a significant concentration of iodine.

THE STUDY OF INTERMEDIARY METABOLISM OF ANIMALS WITH THE AID OF ISOTOPES RUDOLF SCHOENHEIMER AND D. RITTENBERG Department of Biochemistry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University The study of intermediary metabolism is concerned with synthesis, interconversion and degradation of organic molecules. Studies with radio-active isotopes have been made. usually with the object of studying the metabolic pathway of the element in question. The author shows how radio-active isotopes, in Single or repeated injections, may be used in the study of growth phenomenaJ. S. Thomson. Application of Radioactive Isotopes in Biochemistry and the Study of Animal Organisms, a Portion of the Proceedings of the All-Union Scientific and Technical Conference on the Application of Radioactive Isotopes Abbreviation: Appl. Radioact. Isot. Biochem. Study Anim. Org., Proc. All-Union Sci. Tech. Conf. Appl. Radioact. Isot., 2nd: CODEN: 17DEAT. The half-life of radioactive isotopes is unaffected by any environmental factors, so the isotope acts like an internal clock. For example, if a rock is analyzed and is found to contain a certain amount of uranium and a certain amount of its daughter isotope, we can conclude that a certain fraction of the original uranium has.