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isotope

 [i´so-tōp]
a chemical element having the same atomic number as another (i.e., the same number of nuclear protons), but having a different atomic mass (i.e., a different number of nuclear neutrons).
radioactive isotope radioisotope.
stable isotope one that does not transmute into another element with emission of corpuscular or electromagnetic radiations.

sta·ble i·so·tope

a nonradioactive nuclide; an isotope that shows no tendency to undergo radioactive decomposition.

sta·ble i·so·tope

(stā'bĕl ī'sŏ-tōp)
A nonradioactive nuclide; an isotope that shows no tendency to undergo radioactive decomposition.

sta·ble i·so·tope

(stā'bĕl ī'sŏ-tōp)
A nonradioactive nuclide; an isotope that shows no tendency to undergo radioactive decomposition.

isotope

a chemical element having the same atomic number as another (i.e. the same number of nuclear protons), but having a different atomic mass (i.e. a different number of nuclear neutrons).

radioactive isotope
one having an unstable nucleus and which emits characteristic radiation during its decay to a stable form. See also radioisotope.
stable isotope
one that does not transmute into another element with emission of corpuscular or electromagnetic radiations.
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The differences in stable isotope ratios among samples were tested using ANOVA with Tukey-Kramer multiple comparisons.
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Barbara Sherwood Lollar is a professor and director of the Stable Isotope Laboratory at the University of Toronto, ON.
Stable isotope ratios of moose and caribou in Denali National Park and Preserve were significantly different from each other in both late summer-autumn and winter.
Stable isotope dilution measurement is considered preferable over other methods because the stable isotope is an internal standard almost identical to the measured analyte.
All these samples were dried at 60[degrees]C, tissues were ground using a mortar and pestle, and all samples were sent to the University of California-Davis Stable Isotope Facility to determine [[delta].
The stable isotopes market was led by two players - Cambridge Isotope Laboratories (CIL) (U.
Flenker was honored for his continuous technical and scientific improvements in detecting doping with synthetic steroids by identifying the ratios of stable isotopes 13C to 12C in samples using gas chromatography-combustion-isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC-C-IRMS).
TABLE 68 GERMANY: BRACHYTHERAPY MARKET, BY ISOTOPE, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 164 TABLE 69 GERMANY: STABLE ISOTOPE MARKET, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 165 TABLE 70 FRANCE: SPECT RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL MARKET, BY ISOTOPE, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 166 TABLE 71 FRANCE: PET RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL MARKET, BY ISOTOPE, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 167 TABLE 72 FRANCE: RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL MARKET, BY THERAPY, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 167 TABLE 73 FRANCE: BETA EMITTER MARKET, BY ISOTOPE, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 168 TABLE 74 FRANCE: BRACHYTHERAPY MARKET, BY ISOTOPE, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 169 TABLE 75 FRANCE: STABLE ISOTOPE MARKET, 2010 - 2017 ($MILLION) 170 TABLE 76 U.
Stable isotope identification of lead sources in preschool children - the Omaha Study.
A stable isotope of carbon dioxide acted as a marker of the gas.