Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 52, Issue 6, pp 1391–1394 | Cite as

On the electrical reaction of the retina when exposed to Co60 γ-radiation

  • R. I. Pogosyan
  • N. M. Trunova
  • A. B. Tsypin
Biochemistry and Biophysics


Electrical reaction of the retina was noted as a result of the action of Co60 γ-rays upon the isolated frog eye. This reaction and some of its regularities are very similar to the electroretinogram appearing in light stimulation of the eye. Analysis of the data here and literature data has led to a suggestion that photochemical processes are of great significance in the mechanism of radiation phosphene formation.


Public Health Phosphene Retina Photochemical Process Light Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. I. Pogosyan
  • N. M. Trunova
  • A. B. Tsypin

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