"Metals, Rare Earth" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A group of elements that include SCANDIUM; YTTRIUM; and the LANTHANOID SERIES ELEMENTS. Historically, the rare earth metals got their name from the fact that they were never found in their pure elemental form, but as an oxide. In addition they were very difficult to purify. They are not truly rare and comprise about 25% of the metals in the earth's crust.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Metals, Rare Earth" by people in Profiles.
Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Low-Grade Feedstock Leachates Using Engineered Bacteria. Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Nov 21; 51(22):13471-13480.
Light-scattering studies of cation-stimulated filament assembly of newborn rat epidermal keratin. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1980 Jul 24; 624(1):205-10.
The influence of exposure to low levels of gamma and fast neutron irradiation on the life span of animals. III. Histopathologic examination of tissues from rats given rare earth nitrates and x-irradiation. Q Prog Rep United States Air Force Radiat Lab Univ Chic. 1961 Apr 15; 39:66-79.