Overview

rubidium-81


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

n. an artificial radioactive isotope that has a half-life of about four hours and decays into the radioactive gas krypton-81m, emitting radiations as it does so. It provides a useful source of krypton-81m for use in ventilation-perfusion scanning. Symbol: Rb-81.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.