Zebrafish as an In Vivo Model to Assess Epigenetic Effects of Ionizing Radiation

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Kong, Eva Yi; Cheng, Shuk Han; Yu, Kwan Ngok;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences,volume 17,issue 12 (issn: 1422-0067, eissn: 1422-0067)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijms17122108, pmc: PMC5187908
  • Subject: Chemistry | epigenetic effects | QD1-999 | Review | zebrafish embryos | ionizing radiation | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5
    mesheuropmc: fungi | animal structures

Exposure to ionizing radiations (IRs) is ubiquitous in our environment and can be categorized into “targeted” effects and “non-targeted” effects. In addition to inducing deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) damage, IR exposure leads to epigenetic alterations that do not alter DN... View more
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