gamma_radiation – gamma radiation (1.2 MeV)

WID gamma_radiation View in model
Name gamma radiation (1.2 MeV) View in model
2.8e-11 (Gy/s)
View in model
Reaction participant View in model
Comments γ-radiation is 100 nGy/h at Mexico City, Mexico [PUB_0496]. 60Co produces γ-radiation of 1.17 and 1.33 MeV, and is commonly used to study γ-radiation induced DNA damage which includes single and double strand breaks and base damage [PUB_0497].
  1. Gulston M, Fulford J, Jenner T, de Lara C, O'Neill P. Clustered DNA damage induced by gamma radiation in human fibroblasts (HF19), hamster (V79-4) cells and plasmid DNA is revealed as Fpg and Nth sensitive sites. Nucleic Acids Res 30, 3464-72 (2002). WholeCell: PUB_0497, PubMed: 12140332

  2. Zárate-Morales A, Buenfil AE. Environmental gamma dose measurements in Mexico City using TLD. Health Phys 71, 358-61 (1996). WholeCell: PUB_0496, PubMed: 8698578

Created 2012-10-01 15:09:13
Last updated 2012-10-01 15:18:29