Cellular Radiobiology

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CUP Archive, Aug 16, 1979 - Science - 320 pages
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Contents

The significance of cell death
1
Relationships between dose and effect
6
Techniques for observing survival of mammalian cells
12
The target concept and target theory
18
algebraic expressions
33
Radiosensitization by oxygen
54
Radiosensitization of hypoxic cells by other compounds
71
Chemical protection
87
Models for variation in effectiveness with radiation quality
133
Variation in radiation response with growth phase or cell cycle stage
146
Dose fractionation and dose rate
164
Survival curve shoulders and survival curve models
188
IS Targets and mechanisms for cell killing
205
Repair or bypass of metionically fixed lesions
227
Some aspects of cellular radiobiology in vivo
250
References and author index
274

Quality of radiation
101
Variation in sensitization and protection with radiation quality
123

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