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Research in Experimental Medicine

, Volume 169, Issue 2, pp 169–174 | Cite as

Estimation of bone marrow injury through biopsies from whole-body irradiated monkeys (cebus apela)

  • Camilo Segreto
  • Antonio Matera
  • Frederic C. Ludwig
Article

Summary

In the x-irradiated mammal, the ratio erythrocytes/nucleated cells is positively correlated with the radiation dose. In the present report, this correlation is used to estimate, by means of marrow biopsies, the radiation dose received by whole-body exposed monkeys.

Key words

Measurement of Radiation Injury Bone Marrow Damage Prognosis of Radiation Syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Camilo Segreto
    • 1
  • Antonio Matera
  • Frederic C. Ludwig
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratorio de RadiobiologiaEscola Paulista de Medicina, Caixa PostalSâo PauloBrasil
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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