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Origins and Aims
The Lethal Effects of Ionizing Radiations
The Genetic Effects of Ionizing Radiations
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absorbed dose activities amount of energy average number bacteria bacterium biochemical damage biological breakage cent changes charged particles chemical reactions chemical stage chromatid aberrations chromosome aberrations collisions Compton scattering cysteamine damage produced densely ionizing radiations depends diploid dissociation DNA molecules dose increments dose-modifying effect ejected electron Electromagnetic radiations energy absorption enzymes free radicals frequency gene mutations genetic material give rise haploid hydrogen inactivate incident particle indirect action interact ion clusters ionizations and excitations irradiated cells kill kinds of damage kinetic energy loss of proliferative low doses macromolecules metabolic multihit nanometres neutrons nucleus number of hits occur orbital electrons organisms oxygen photon physiological point mutations probably proliferative capacity proportion of cells protein radiation damage Radiation Research radical ions radiobiology radiosensitive rads react sparsely ionizing radiations spores sub-lethal damage sulphydryl compounds survival curves surviving fraction targets tion track Type III damage usually velocity viruses X-rays y-rays