Factors Affecting the Relative Deposition of Strontium and Calcium in the Rat

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Science  12 Dec 1958:
Vol. 128, Issue 3337, pp. 1505-1506
DOI: 10.1126/science.128.3337.1505-a


Varying the calcium, phosphorus, carbonate, and lactate content of the diet was shown to affect the deposition in bone of Sr89 to a degree quite different from concurrent effects on Ca45 deposition. The influence of these findings on the evaluation of the Sr90 fallout hazard is discussed.