HEVESY, George Charles de
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
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