Diagnosis of trace toxic uranium ions in organic liver cell

Suw Young Ly, Eun Chul Pack, Dal Woong Choi

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Abstract

Uranium is toxic and radioactive traces of it can be found in natural water and soils. High concentrations of it in biological systems cause genetic disorders and diseases. For the in vivo diagnosis, micro and nano range detection limits are required. Here, an electrochemical assay for trace toxic uranium was searched using stripping voltammetry. Renewable and simplified graphite pencils electrode (PE) was used in a three-electrode cell system. Seawater was used instead of an electrolyte solution. This setup can yield good results and the detection limit was attained to be at 10 μgL-1. The developed skill can be applied to organic liver cell.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-120
Number of pages4
JournalToxicological Research
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Fish's liver
  • Fluorine
  • Uranium
  • Voltammetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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