Increased effectiveness of carbon ions in the production of reactive oxygen species in normal human fibroblasts
in Journal of Radiation Research
January 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Epidemiology; Radiology; Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 5369 words.
The production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), especially superoxide anions (O2 ·–), is enhanced in many normal and tumor cell types in response to ionizing radiation. The...