An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

HEVESY, George Charles de

2 entries
  • 9333

The absorption and translocation of lead by plants: A contribution to the application of the method of radioactive indicators in the investigation of the change of substance in plants.

Biochem. J., 17 (4-5) 439-445, 1923.

The first application of radioactive tracers in biological studies. Digital facsimile from PubMedCentral at this link. Hevesy received the 1943 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his work on the use of isotopes as tracers in the study of chemical processes."



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, BOTANY, Nuclear Medicine
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Radiochemical method of studying the circulation of lead in the body.

C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris), 179, 291, 1924.

First application of radioactive tracers in animals, specifically rabbits and guinea pigs. See also Hevesy et al, "Radiochemical method of studying the circulation of bismuth in the body," C. R. Acad. Sci. (Paris) 178 (1924) 1324.



Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, Nuclear Medicine