Transplacental transfer of radionuclides. A review.

  title={Transplacental transfer of radionuclides. A review.},
  author={C von Zallinger and Karlheinz Tempel},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe A},
  volume={45 10},
Transplacental transfer of tritium (H), cesium (Cs), iodine (I), strontium (Sr) and plutonium (Pu) has been observed in all examined species with an active transfer mechanism for iodine, strontium and plutonium. Cesium and tritiated water freely cross the placenta and are distributed approximately uniformly in maternal as well as in fetal tissue. In… CONTINUE READING