Appendix

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.

Author Information

  1. The Salk Institute, La Jolla, California

Publication History

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

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Abstract

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.