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Radioactive Tracers

"Radioactive Tracers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Radioactive substances added in minute amounts to the reacting elements or compounds in a chemical process and traced through the process by appropriate detection methods, e.g., Geiger counter. Compounds containing tracers are often said to be tagged or labeled. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Radioactive Tracers" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Radioactive Tracers" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 41 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2012
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