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The chemical basis of radiation biology

by C. von Sonntag

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiobiology.,
  • Radiation chemistry.,
  • Cytochemistry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementC. von Sonntag.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination515 p. :
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13587862M
    ISBN 10085066375X
    LC Control Number87010003

    “Principles of Radiation Interactions” Initial Physical Events The initial event is the transfer of ~ 7 - eV, an amount of energy sufficient to cause (multiple) ionizations or excitations in water molecules. Transfer of energy to the medium in biological systems usually involves ionization of a water molecule, but can also involve the cellular macromolecules (e.g., DNA). • Radiation biology (radiobiology) is the study of the action of ionizing radiations on living matter • physical • chemical • biological variables that affect dose response at the cellular tissue whole body levels at dose and dose rates relevant to diagnostic radiology An overview of the biological effects of ionizing radiation is.

      Radiation protection drugs typically work by scavenging free radicals. These drugs are generally less effective for high LET radiation since direct action dominates. References. Hall, Eric and Giaccia, Amato. Radiation Biology for the Radiologist. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. In order to analyze the mechanisms of biological radiation effects, the events after radiation energy absorption in irradiated organisms have to be studied by physico-chemical and biochemical methods. The radiation effects in vitro on biomolecules, especially DNA, are described, as well as their alterations in irradiated cells. Whereas in vitro, in aqueous solution, predominantly OH radicals.

      Note: In physics, radiation is energy propagated through space or matter as electromagnetic waves or moving sub-atomic particles. Exposing cells to radiation leads to expressions of biological damage through a chain of physical and chemical events. The time-saving online video lessons in the Chemical Basis of Life unit explore the chemical building blocks of biology on the atomic and molecular level. Topics include: Adaptive Radiation .


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The first quarter of the book is designed to ensure the reader has a minimum essential knowledge base in biology and physics. The book then covers DNA structure and function, DNA damage and repair, genetic effects, and the characteristics of cancer.

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This appendix presents a brief overview of the areas of radiation physics, chemistry, and biology and is based to a large extent on the reviews of Mettler and Moseley. SUMMARY The toxic biological effects of ionizing radiation, although complex, varied,and incompletely understood, form the basis for the use of radiation therapy as a cancer treatment.

These biological effects are initiated when packets of energy are deposited in a volume of tissue and remove electrons from constituent atoms through a process.

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