Autoradiography of 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro [14C]-dibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD): Accumulation in the nasal mucosa

L. E. Appelgren, I. Brandt, E. B. Brittebo, M. Gillner, Jan-Ake Gustafsson

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Autoradiography of 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro [14C] dibenzo-p-dioxin in three strains of mice showed a marked uptake and long-time retention of radioactivity in the nasal mucosa and the liver. Similar results were obtained in late gestational fetuses, although the placental passage was limited.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-548
Number of pages4
Issue number4-5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983


  • autoradiography
  • Dioxin
  • nasal mucosa
  • TCDD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science(all)

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