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Variations in the Relative Abundance of the Carbon Isotopes in Plants

Naturevolume 169page1051 (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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    Nier, A. O., and Gulbransen, E. A., J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 61, 697 (1939). Murphey, B. F., and Nier, A. O., Phys. Rev., 59, 771 (1941).

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    Wickman, F. E., Blix, R., and von Ubisch, H., J. Geol. 59, 142 (1951). Wickman, F. E., and von Ubisch, H., Acta Geochim. and Cosmochim., 1, 119 (1951). von Eckermann, H., von Ubisch, H., and Wickman, F. E., ibid. (in the press).

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

    • FRANS E. WICKMAN

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