Groups of young rats were intravenously injected with22Na. At various short time intervals thereafter samples of liver, skeletal muscle, kidney, serum and thoroughly-cleaned compact bone were removed and assayed for both stable and radioisotopic concentrations of sodium. Penetration of22Na into the analysed soft tissues was very rapid and after 10 minutes only a small amount of tissue sodium remained relatively unavailable to the circulation. The rate of22Na-uptake by the tibial compact bone ...Expand abstract
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The uptake of sodium-22 by bone and certain soft tissues.
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