Uptake and elimination of lanthanum by excised roots of Triticum aestivum L.

Zijie Li, Zhiyong Zhang, Yong Wang, Fuliang Li, Yuliang Zhao, Zhifang Chai

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Abstract

In this paper, uptake and elimination of lanthanum by excised roots of Triticum aestivum L. in various conditions were studied. Lanthanum concentrations in the roots were determined by neutron activation analysis. Results showed that the uptake of La in the excised root was almost independent of vitality, and the bonding of La with the roots was tight, but could be removed by EDTA treatment. There was significant dose-dependent accumulation of La in the excised roots within the experimental concentration (0-40 μmol/l).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)523-525
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
Volume272
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pollution
  • Spectroscopy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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