Purpose: To measure action spectra for the induction of single- strand breaks (SSB) and double-strand breaks (DSB) in plasmid DNA by low-energy photons and provide estimates for the energy dependence of strand-break formation important for track-structure simulations of DNA damage.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||International journal of radiation biology|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
- Nuclear Energy and Engineering
Prise, K., Folkard, M., Michael, B. D., Vojnovic, B., Brocklehurst, B., Hopkirk, A., & Munro, I. H. (2000). Critical energies for SSB and DSB induction in plasmid DNA by low-energy photons: action spectra for strand-break induction in plasmid DNA irradiated in vacuum. International journal of radiation biology, 76(7), 881-890.