International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physics Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015


Trace Elemental Analysis of Rice Samples from Kidney Effected Area Using EDXRF Technique

T. P. Raju | N. Giridhar Babu | Ch. Ch. Srinivasu | N. Lakshmana Das


Abstract: Rice samples are collected from different villages affected with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Uddanam area of Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh, India. These samples are analyzed using Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF). The trace elements P, S, Cl, K, Ca, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, Se are identified and compared with NIST-1515 (apple leaf). The impact of each element on human physiology and CKD is analysed.


Keywords: Rice, CKD, EDXRF, Trace elements


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 1062 - 1066


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