APPENDIX 2B Safe Use of Radioisotopes

  1. Jill Meisenhelder,
  2. Kentaro Semba

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471140864.psa02bs01

Current Protocols in Protein Science

Current Protocols in Protein Science

How to Cite

Meisenhelder, J. and Semba, K. 2001. Safe Use of Radioisotopes. Current Protocols in Protein Science. 1:2B:A.2B.1–A.2B.12.

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  1. The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: SEP 1995

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In all cases where radioisotopes are used, depending on the quantity and nature of the isotope, certain precautions must be taken to ensure the safety of the scientist. This appendix outlines a few such considerations relevant to the isotopes most frequently used in biological research.