radiophosphorus


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radiophosphorus

 [ra″de-o-fos´fah-rus]
either of two radioactive isotopes of phosphorus, 32P and 33P; see also phosphorus 32.

ra·di·o·phos·pho·rus

(rā'dē-ō-fos'fō-rŭs),
A radioactive isotope of phosphorus; for example, 32P.

radiophosphorus

(rā″dē-ō-fŏs′fō-rŭs)
A radioactive isotope of phosphorus. 32P is used in medical studies.

radiophosphorus

either of two radioactive isotopes of phosphorus, 32P and 33P; the former, a pure beta emitter, has a half-life of 14.3 days and is used in solution or colloidal form in erythrocyte studies and in the treatment of polycythemia vera and chronic leukemia in humans.
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Kleiber M, Smith AH, Ralston NP, Black AJ (1951) Radiophosphorus (P32) as tracer for measuring endogenous phosphorus in cow's feces.
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