Distribution, metabolism, and excretion of [14C] glutaraldehyde.

  title={Distribution, metabolism, and excretion of [14C] glutaraldehyde.},
  author={Don M Ranly and Debra S Horn},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  volume={16 3},
Radiolabeled glutaraldehyde (GA) was infused into rats in order to determine its distribution between cellular and humoral fractions of the blood, its potential metabolism by RBC's, its rate of excretion, and the nature of its urinary products. This study demonstrated that [14C]GA was distributed between the RBC's and plasma at a ratio greater than 1… CONTINUE READING