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Symposium on Radiobiology consists of 23 essays and discussions presented at the Oberlin Symposium on Radiobiology in June, 1950. These essays deal with four inter-related phases of radiobiology: (1) the physical interaction of ionizing radiation and matter; (2) the chemical changes arising from the transfer of physical energy; (3) the biochemical effects of irradiation and (4) the changes occurring in living tissues.
These scientists have brought together much heretofore isolated information and developed it into organized concepts. Both fundamental and complex concepts are presented.
While these essayists have performed an excellent task in summarizing our present knowledge of radiobiology, this
Symposium on Radiobiology.. Ann Intern Med. ;38:1348–1349. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-6-1348_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(6):1348-1349.
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