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The biological effectiveness of antiproton irradiation

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Holzscheiter, Michael H
Bassler, Niels
Agazaryan, Nzhde
Blackmore, Ewart
DeMarco, John J
Doser, Michael
Durand, Ralph E
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Published in Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2006, vol. 81, no. 3, p. 233-42
Abstract Antiprotons travel through tissue in a manner similar to that for protons until they reach the end of their range where they annihilate and deposit additional energy. This makes them potentially interesting for radiotherapy. The aim of this study was to conduct the first ever measurements of the biological effectiveness of antiprotons.
Keywords AnimalsCell Survival/radiation effectsCellsCultured/radiation effectsCobalt RadioisotopesColony-Forming Units AssayCricetinaeDose-Response RelationshipRadiationGamma RaysProtonsRelative Biological Effectiveness
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PMID: 17069916
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HOLZSCHEITER, Michael H et al. The biological effectiveness of antiproton irradiation. In: Radiotherapy and Oncology, 2006, vol. 81, n° 3, p. 233-42. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:26032

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