The Toxicity of Depleted Uranium

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Wayne Briner;
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 7,issue 1,pages303-313 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph7010303, pmc: PMC2819790
  • Subject: toxicity | R | Review | heavy metal | depleted uranium | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures | inorganic chemicals | technology, industry, and agriculture

Depleted uranium (DU) is an emerging environmental pollutant that is introduced into the environment primarily by military activity. While depleted uranium is less radioactive than natural uranium, it still retains all the chemical toxicity associated with the original ... View more
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