Actions of Radiations on Living Cells

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Physical Properties and Dosimetry of Different
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Ionization excitation and pointheat p 1 Ultraviolet light p 3 Xrays
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The ionic yield p 33 Gas reactions p 34 Liquids and solids p 37 Solutions
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Ionic yields in aqueous solution p 45 Chemical mechanism of the indirect action
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Cell poisons p 64 Activated water reactions p 64 Direct action on large
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Recognition of the singleionization type of action p 71 Shape of survival
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The assumptions of the singleionization target theory p 92 The validity
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The viruses p 100 The sizes of the viruses p 102 The estimation of virus
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Modifying factors p 220 Dependence of the yield of structural changes
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The Mechanism of Induction of Chromosome
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Proportion of breaks which restitute in Tradescantia p 253 Dependence of
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The relative efficiencies of different radiations p 269 Isochromatid breaks
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Introduction p 282 Delay of first cleavage in seaurchin eggs p 284 Stage
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Increase of cell size p 300 The relative efficiencies of different radiations
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Death precipitated by division p 307 The cause of death at division p
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The inactivation of viruses p 313 The killing of bacteria p 316 The killing
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Exponential survival curves p 112 Independence of inactivation dose
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Geneticai Effects of Radiation page
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The mechanism of heredity p 126 Mutations p 131 The nature of genes
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Deductions concerning the size of the gene p 172 Cosmic rays and mutations
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The Production of Chromosome Structural
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Types op Structural Change p
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Chromosome breaks p 199 Chromatid breaks p 201 Isochromatid breaks
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Interchanges p 207 Relative frequency of interchanges and intrachanges
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Drosophila melanogaster p 329 Tradescantia p 332 The bean root p 335
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Lethal physiological changes in chromosomes p 337 Hereditary partial
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Supplementary Calculations page
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Textual Revisions and Additions
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Location of breaks p 366 Frequency relations p 366 Modifying factors
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Additions to Bibliography
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Subject Index
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