Neutron activation analysis of trace elements in human hair: Effect of dietary and environmental factors Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Effect of environment and dietary habits on trace element contents in human scalp hair has been investigated in the present work. Trace elements were detected with neutron activation technique. It was found that diet and environment contribute largely towards the trace elements in human body. Further trace elements Te, Lu, Ba, Cs, Yb, Re, Hf, In and Ir were detected for the first time in human scalp hair.

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  • January 1987