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Variations in the Relative Abundance of the Carbon Isotopes in Plants

Nature volume 169, page 1051 (21 June 1952) | Download Citation

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THROUGH the investigations of A. O. Nier and co-workers1, it is known that the isotopic composition of carbon in living matter and related materials is different from that in carbonates.

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  1. Department of Mineralogy, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm 50. Jan. 10.

    • FRANS E. WICKMAN

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