Metabolic Changes Induced by Ionizing Radiations

  • Paul Todd
Part of the Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie / Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 38 / 1)


Metabolic changes induced by ionizing radiations fall into two categories: those that follow the primary radiation events and lead to subcellular damage and cell lethality and those that are consequences of cell lethality and tissue damage. The former are observable shortly after irradiation and can be found in isolated cellular systems. The latter cannot be observed in isolated cell systems and are limited to whole organisms, usually with considerable lag after radiation exposure.


Metabolic Change Cell Lethality Strand Scission Histone Phosphorylation Histone Fraction 
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