An Apparent Difference in the Renal Clearance of Calcium-45 and Calcium-40 in Rats

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IN investigating the comparative excretion of calcium-45 and strontium-89 in rats we have encountered evidence of unexpected variability in the renal clearance of calcium-45 and calcium-40. This finding may be significant in metabolic work employing radiocalcium as a tracer.

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    Likins, R. C., Posner, A. S., Kunde, M. L., and Craven, D. L., Arch. Biochem. Biophys., 83, 472 (1959).

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LIKINS, R., CRAVEN, D. An Apparent Difference in the Renal Clearance of Calcium-45 and Calcium-40 in Rats. Nature 188, 592–593 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1038/188592a0

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