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Title:
THE QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF PLUTONIUM IN BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS PART III: THE ANALYSIS OF TISSUES BY E R RUSSELL, JUNE 12, 1946
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Subject Terms:
HREX; ABSORPTION; ANIMALS; ASHING; BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS; COUNTING TECHNIQUES; DATA; EXTRACTION; HUMANS; ORGANS; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM INJECTION EXPERIMENT; QUANTITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; TISSUE ANALYSIS
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1946 Jun 12
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0019
Accession Number:
NV0700104
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 27
Description/Abstract:
SIXTEEN-PAGE REPORT "THE QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF PLUTONIUM IN BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS - PART III. THE ANALYSIS OF TISSUES" WRITTEN BY EDWIN R. RUSSELL DATED JUNE 12, 1946. THE QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF PLUTONIUM IN THE VARIOUS TISSUES OF THE BODY IS OF IMPORTANCE FOR DETERMINING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE ELEMENT IN THE TISSUES, FOLLOWING AND EVALUATING THERAPEUTIC EFFORTS, AND INVESTIGATING THE UPTAKE OF PLUTONIUM BY HUMANS. THREE METHODS ARE DETAILED BY WHICH TISSUES MAY BE ASHED FOR ANALYSIS FOR PLUTONIUM AND FIVE GENERAL METHODS ARE DETAILED FOR EXTRACTING PLUTONIUM FROM SOLUTIONS OF HIGH SALT CONTENT.


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