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Chromosomal Damage in Human Lymphocytes: Effect of Radiation Quality

  • A. A. Edwards
  • D. C. Lloyd
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 54)

Abstract

For many years the cytogenetics group at NRPB has studied the induction of chromosomal aberrations in human lymphocytes by ionising radiations. The effects of radiation quality and dose rate have been studied extensively and a summary of results will be presented in this paper.

Keywords

Dose Distribution Human Lymphocyte Alpha Particle Chromosome Aberration Fission Neutron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Edwards
    • 1
  • D. C. Lloyd
    • 1
  1. 1.National Radiological Protection BoardChilton Didcot, OxonUK

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