Radiation Toxicology

Radiation Toxicology

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This text covers every injury to the bone marrow which can occur from low and high doses of ionising radiation - for example, X-rays, gamma-rays and especially damaging types of radiation such as alpha-rays.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 167.1 x 258.1 x 25.7mm | 775.66g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748403388
  • 9780748403387

Table of contents

Radiation Toxicology: Bone Marrow and Leukaemia; Haemopoiesis; Human Radiation Exposure: Sources and Levels; The Response of Bone Marrow to Low LET Irradiation; Effects of High LET Irradiation on Haemopoiesis; Experimental Approaches for Therapeutic Treatment of Radiation-Induced Haemopoietic Injury; Clinical Approaches to Treatment of Radiation- Induced Haemopoietic Injury; The Pathogenesis of Leukaemia; Genetic Effects of Ionising Radiation with Respect to Leukaemia; Experimentalshow more