Uptake of Radioactive Magnesium in Liver Damage


BRANDT et al. 1 injected isotopic magnesium intravenously in the dog and found that kidney, heart and liver have a relatively high activity as compared with skeletal muscle; Rogers and Mahan2 found a similar distribution in the rat following intraperitoneal administration.

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    Brandt, J. L., Glaser, W., and Jones, A., Metabolism, 7, 355 (1958)

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    Rogers, T. A., and Mahan, P. E., Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med., 100, 235 (1959).

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    Carmichael, E. B., J. Pharm. Exp. Therap., 35, 193 (1929).

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SMITH, J., KEYL, M., SMITH, W. et al. Uptake of Radioactive Magnesium in Liver Damage. Nature 188, 676–677 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1038/188676a0

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