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1. Abbreviation for radian.

2. A unit of radiation, 1 rad = 0.01 Gy.

3. The rad1 gene in Schizosaccharomyces pombe is a checkpoint control gene; various rad genes are of comparable function in other organisms (Hrad1 from humans, Mrad1 from mouse, RAD17 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae).

4. See rad proteins.

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