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Radiation effects in physics, chemistry, and biology
International Congress of Radiation Research. (2nd 1962 Harrogate, England)
|Statement||Edited by Michael Ebert [and] Alma Howard.|
|Contributions||Ebert, Michael, 1914- ed., Howard, Alma, ed.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 510 p. :|
|Number of Pages||510|
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X-Ray Imaging. German physicist, Wilhem Röntgen, discovered eletromagnetic radiation on 8 November In addition to Röntgen receiving the first Nobel Prize in Physics (), the use of the x-ray has become instrumental in modern medicine. Radiobiology (also known as radiation biology) is a field of clinical and basic medical sciences that involves the study of the action of ionizing radiation on living things, especially health effects of ng radiation is generally harmful and potentially lethal to living things but can have health benefits in radiation therapy for the treatment of cancer and thyrotoxicosis.
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This newly revised and updated edition of Radiation Biophysics provides an in-depth description of the physics and chemistry of radiation and its effects on biological systems.
Coverage begins with fundamental concepts of the physics of radiation and radioactivity, then progresses through the chemistry and biology of the interaction of radiation with living systems.3/5(2). This newly revised and updated edition of Radiation Biophysics provides an in-depth description of the physics and chemistry of radiation and its effects on biological systems.
Coverage begins with fundamental concepts of the physics of radiation and radioactivity, then progresses through the chemistry and biology of the interaction of radiation with living systems. Genetic Effects. Genetic effects are damages to genes and chromosomes that affect future generations.
Genetic information for the production and function of a new organ is contained in the chromosomes of germ cells - sperm and ovum. In reality, genetic effects are due to the damages to DNA molecules.
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Most of the basics are also covered for easy reference along with a glossary of objective-type questions. Upon completion of this textbook, the readers will gather knowledge about the physics, chemistry and biology of the human body towards cancer treatment using radiation. This book is devoted to the effect of small doses on the body.
To understand the basic effects of radiation on humans, the book contains the necessary information from an atomic, molecular and nuclear physics, as well as from biochemistry and biology.
Effects of Electrons and Neutrons on the Synthesis of RNA in Resistant and Sensitive Strains of the Slime-mould Dictyostelium Discoideum and the Modifying Effect of Caffeine. Radiation may affect living things by damaging the cells that make up the living organism.
The effects of radiation on a cell are random. That is, the same type and amount of radiation could strike the same cell many times and have a different effect, including no effect, each time.
Learn more about the types of radiation here. Radiation Physics and Chemistry aims to publish articles with significance to an international audience, containing substantial novelty and contributions to science.
We expect that articles present new insight or hypothesis testing, that they focus on radiation effects or applications of ionizing radiation, provide uncertainties and statistical analysis where relevant, and present. This book describes the physical and chemical effects of radiation interaction with matter.
Beginning with the physical basis for the absorption of charged particle radiations, Fundamentals of Radiation Chemistry provides a systematic account of the formation of products, including the nature and properties of intermediate species.
Developed from first principles, the coverage of. DNA damage is the primary cause of cell death induced by radiation Radiation exposure produces a wide range of lesions in DNA such as: •single strand breaks (SSBs) •double strand breaks (DSBs) •base damage •protein-DNA cross links •protein-protein cross links.
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FOREWORD Knowledge of the radiobiology of normal tissues and tumours is a core prerequisite for the practice of radiation oncology. As such the study of radiobiology is mandatory for gainingFile Size: 1MB. Get this from a library. Radiation effects in physics, chemistry and biology: Proceedings Harrogate, Great Britain, August[Michael Ebert;].
This book provides a thorough yet concise introduction to quantitative radiobiology and radiation physics, particularly the practical and medical application.
Beginning with a discussion of the basic science of radiobiology, the book explains the fast processes that initiate damage in irradiated tissue and the kinetic patterns in which such damage is expressed at the cellular level. Fundamentals of Radiation and Chemical Safety includes the necessary knowledge from nuclear physics, chemistry and biology, as well the methods of processing the experimental results.
This title focuses on the effects of low radiation dosage and chemical hormesis as well as the hazards associated with, and safety precautions in radiation and Cited by: 2. Public understanding of radiation needs to improve if people are to properly assess its benefits and risks argues author and academic, Timothy Jorgensen.
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• Radiation biology is the study of the action of ionizing radiation on living organisms • The action is very complex, involving physics, chemistry, and biology – Different types of ionizing radiation – Energy absorption at the atomic and molecular level leads to biological damage – Repair of damage in living organisms • Basic.
The topics covered are as diverse as gas phase radiation chemistry, the use of radiation chemical techniques, the treatment of water pollutants, the chemical basis of radiation biology, and muonium chemistry. The book also contains an update of the next generation electron accelerators.Read the latest articles of International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature.