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Ionizing radiations

J S Strettan

Ionizing radiations

by J S Strettan

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography; p. 174.

    Statementby J.S. Strettan.
    SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library of science, technology, engineering, and liberal studies. Physics Division.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC475 .S77 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 180 p.
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5953434M
    LC Control Number65026883
    OCLC/WorldCa2870951

    @article{osti_, title = {Effects of ionizing radiation of DNA: physical, chemical, and biological aspects}, author = {Huettermann, J. and Koehnlein, W. and Teoule, R.}, abstractNote = {The publication presents the culmination of collaborative effort between specialists in the wide range of disciplines concerned with the effects of ionizing radiations on nucleic acids. Abstract. The subject of radiation biology deals with the effects of ionizing radiations on living systems. During the passage through living matter, radiation loses energy by interaction with atoms and molecules of the matter, thereby causing ionization and ultimate effect is the alteration of the living cells.

    The opening chapter introduces the use of radiation in medicine. It lists the main events in the application of radiation following the discovery of X-rays in , the beginning of the use of radioactive sources in therapy in the early s, the development of nuclear medicine in the s, and the first computed tomography scanner in Penetrating ionizing radiation fairly uniformly puts all exposed molecules and cells at approximately equal risk for deleterious consequences. Thus, the original deposition of radiation energy (that is, the dose) is unaltered by metabolic characteristics of cells and tissue, unlike the situation for chemical by:

    @article{osti_, title = {Decomposition of food lipids by ionizing radiation}, author = {Nawar, W W}, abstractNote = {A number of animal and vegetable fats as well as model systems of triglycerides were used in a study to examine the effects of irradiation on the lipid fraction of foods. More than one hundred compounds were identified as radiolytic products. IONIZING RADIATION 81 3. SUMMARY OF HEALTH EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION INTRODUCTION Ionizing radiation is a form of radiation with sufficient energy to remove electrons from their atomic or molecular orbital shells in the tissues they penetrate (Borek ). These ionizations, received inFile Size: KB.


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