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Volume 4, Issue 1


Volume 10 (2015)

Changes in the human nuclear chromatin induced by ultra wideband pulse irradiation

Yuriy Shckorbatov / Vladimir Pasiuga / Nicolai Kolchigin / Dmitry Batrakov / Oleg Kazansky / Vladimir Kalashnikov
Published Online: 2009-01-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-008-0051-4


The effects of ultra wideband pulse radiation on human cells were investigated. The density of the flow of energy on the surface of irradiated object varied from 10−6 to 10−2 W/cm2 with exposure of 10 s. It was shown that heterochromatin granule quantity in cell nuclei increased under the influence of radiation from 10−4 to 10−2 W/cm2. In some intervals the effect increased with irradiation dose. At irradiation intensity 10−3 W/cm2 the process of heterochromatin granule formation was fully reversible after 2 h of recovery; at intensity 10−2 W/cm2 the reversion of irradiation effects was not full. The data obtained indicated the strong biological activity of ultra wideband ultra short pulse radiation.

Keywords: Ultra wideband pulse radiation; Image processing; Cell nucleus; Chromatin; Heterochromatin

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Published Online: 2009-01-31

Published in Print: 2009-03-01

Citation Information: Open Life Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 97–106, ISSN (Online) 2391-5412, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11535-008-0051-4.

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