Il Nuovo Cimento D

, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 657–662 | Cite as

Biosystem response to soft-X-rays irradiation: non-monotonic effects in the relevant biological parameters of yeast cells

  • D. Batani
  • A. Conti
  • A. Masini
  • M. Milani
  • M. Costato
  • A. Pozzi
  • E. Turcu
  • R. Allot
  • N. Lisi
  • F. Musumeci
  • A. Triglia
Note Brevi

Summary

Soft-X-rays irradiation of yeast cells allows selective interference with different cellular structures. The monitoring of different physical parameters leads to substantial variations in the response to X-rays showing that monotonicity should not be taken for granted.

PACS 87.80

Biophysical instrumentation and techniques 

PACS 87.90

Other topics in biophysics, medical physics, and biomedical engineering 

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Batani
    • 1
  • A. Conti
    • 1
  • A. Masini
    • 1
  • M. Milani
    • 1
  • M. Costato
    • 2
  • A. Pozzi
    • 2
  • E. Turcu
    • 3
  • R. Allot
    • 3
  • N. Lisi
    • 3
  • F. Musumeci
    • 4
  • A. Triglia
    • 4
  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di ModenaModenaItaly
  3. 3.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryChiltonUK
  4. 4.Istituto di FisicaUniversità di CataniaCataniaItaly

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