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Title: Effective half-life of polonium in the human

Abstract

A method of determining the effective half-life of Po in the human is described. In a study of the urinary excretion data of eighteen human cases, calculations based on the analyses of the urine samples submitted result in a overall average effective half-life of 31.4 days. Because of the many influencing factors affecting this study, an approximate thirty-day effective human half-life is suggested, until such time as controlled experiments and more efficient procedures can permit a more accurate determination.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Mound Lab., Miamisburg, OH (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
7162390
Report Number(s):
MLM-272/XAB
CNN: AEC-AT-33-1-GEN-53
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
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Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; POLONIUM; BIOLOGICAL HALF-LIFE; EXCRETION; MAN; RETENTION; URINE; ANIMALS; BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS; BIOLOGICAL WASTES; BODY FLUIDS; CLEARANCE; ELEMENTS; MAMMALS; MATERIALS; METALS; PRIMATES; VERTEBRATES; WASTES; 560160* - Radionuclide Effects, Kinetics, & Toxicology

Citation Formats

Naimark, D.H.. Effective half-life of polonium in the human. United States: N. p., 1949. Web.
Naimark, D.H.. Effective half-life of polonium in the human. United States.
Naimark, D.H.. Tue . "Effective half-life of polonium in the human". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method of determining the effective half-life of Po in the human is described. In a study of the urinary excretion data of eighteen human cases, calculations based on the analyses of the urine samples submitted result in a overall average effective half-life of 31.4 days. Because of the many influencing factors affecting this study, an approximate thirty-day effective human half-life is suggested, until such time as controlled experiments and more efficient procedures can permit a more accurate determination.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 04 00:00:00 EST 1949},
month = {Tue Jan 04 00:00:00 EST 1949}
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