16. The Use of Stable Isotope Techniques for Studying Mineral and Trace Element Metabolism in Humans

  1. Prof. Dr. Frank Vanhaecke2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Patrick Degryse3
  1. Thomas Walczyk

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch16

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

How to Cite

Walczyk, T. (2012) The Use of Stable Isotope Techniques for Studying Mineral and Trace Element Metabolism in Humans, in Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS (eds F. Vanhaecke and P. Degryse), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ghent University, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Krijgslaan 281-S12, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

  2. 3

    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Center for Archaeological Sciences, Celestijnenlaan 200E, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Author Information

  1. National University of Singapore, Department of Chemistry, 3 Science Drive/S17-07-20, 117543 Singapore, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328963

Online ISBN: 9783527650484

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Keywords:

  • mineral metabolism;
  • trace element metabolism;
  • humans;
  • stable isotope techniques;
  • inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Essential Elements

  • Stable Isotopic Labels Versus Radiotracers

  • Quantification of Stable Isotopic Tracers

  • Isotope Labeling Techniques

  • Concepts of Using Tracers in Studies of Element Metabolism in Humans

  • ICP-MS in Stable Isotope-Based Metabolic Studies

  • Element-by-Element Review

  • Acknowledgments

  • References