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Cytology and Genetics

, Volume 50, Issue 6, pp 357–360 | Cite as

Thirty years after Chernobyl accident: Evaluation of consequences by biologists and medical scientists

  • Ya. B. BlumeEmail author
  • D. M. Grodzinsky
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Abstract

This survey paper contains a brief analysis of publications summarizing the results of cell biological, molecular genetics, and population genetic studies devoted to the assessment of the damages inflicted on biological systems by acute radiation and chronic radioactive contamination as a result of the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl NPP.

Keywords

Chernobyl NPP accident radionuclides radioactive contamination acute and chronic radiation thyroid cancer plant radiosensitivity microevolutionary alterations coniferous morphoses radioadaptation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Food Biotechnology and GenomicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic EngineeringNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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