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This is the titel of an abstract:

MJ DeNiro, S Epstein (1976): You are what you eat (plus a few ‰): the
carbon isotope cycle in food chains. Geol. Soc. Am. Abstr. Progr. 8,
834-835.

Greetings

Roland


Clemente Recio wrote:

>Dear Colleagues,
>
>"You are what you eat ... ± a few per mill"
>
>We are all familiar with that phrase, attibuted to S. Epstein, but will any
>of you know a little bit more about the original context into which it was
>said, other that the paper by DeNiro & Epstein, GCA, 42 (1978)?
>
>Or was it there where it was originally used?
>
>Just curiosity, so do not bother too much.
>
>Cheers,
>
>Clemente
>
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