Targeted and non-targeted effects of ionizing radiation

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Desouky, Omar; Ding, Nan; Zhou, Guangming;
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
  • Journal: Journal of Radiation Research and Applied Sciences,volume 8,issue 2,pages247-254 (issn: 1687-8507)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jrras.2015.03.003
  • Subject: Bystander effect | Linear non-threshold | Adaptive response | QC770-798 | Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity | Radiation protection | Target theory

For a long time it was generally accepted that effects of ionizing radiation such as cell death, chromosomal aberrations, DNA damage, mutagenesis, and carcinogenesis result from direct ionization of cell structures, particularly DNA, or from indirect damage through reac... View more
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