An examination of some complexing agents for ability to remove intracellularly deposited plutonium

Robert Bulman, R. J. Griffin, A. T. Russell

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Abstract

Seven complexing agents of varying degrees of lipophilicity (as judged by their solubility in water, methanol and chloroform) have been examined for ability to remove plutonium from the liver of hamsters. Although these complexing agents can complex plutonium in vitro they exhibit no superiority over diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid in the removal of plutonium deposited in the liver.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)729-734
Number of pages6
JournalHealth Physics
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1979

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