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strontium-89

Radiation oncology A beta-emitting bone-seeking radioisotope–T1⁄2 50.4 days, used to manage pain in Pts with diffuse bone metastases–eg, with end-stage breast or prostate CA for whom pain medication may be ineffective
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In the new study, published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, the scholars say their analysis " based on analysis of DNA and of isotopes of strontium, an element found in human bones " showed that the skeleton was that of a woman, and that contextual evidence suggested that she had been a high-status warrior.
For example, the ratios of isotopes of strontium and lead can be used for determining the geographical origin of the wine.
One of the isotopes of strontium is of Antigone, Oedipus and Electra?
The discovery was made by analysis of isotopes of strontium absorbed into teeth like calcium.
Unlike lighter isotopes, substantial fractionation does not occur between different isotopes of strontium as the elements are incorporated into hydroxyapatite because the mass differences between the various isotopes of strontium are so small (Price et al.