isotopic enrichment


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isotopic enrichment

[¦ī·sə¦täp·ik in′rich·mənt]
(nucleonics)
The process by which the relative abundances of the isotopes of a given element are altered in a batch, thus producing a form of the element enriched in a particular isotope.
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The isotopic enrichment factor of denitrification can vary according to the denitrification rate constant and the substrate concentration (Ostrom et al.
Values of isotopic enrichment were calculated, and first-order and zero-order rate constants were calculated, for each test.
To assess both the isotopic enrichment and the individual fatty acid concentrations (both unlabeled and [1.
delta]] is the standard deviation of the values of isotopic enrichment ([delta]) in various species given in Gearing et al.
Estimates of isotopic enrichment of biota were made during the period of maximum enrichment and are reach (0-5 kin) averages.
Isotopic enrichment in different particle sizes of a surficial sediment sample was measured to assess the availability of labeled, deposited PON to benthic primary consumers.