radiolysis


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ra·di·ol·y·sis

(rā′dē-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl ra·di·ol·y·ses (-sēz)
Molecular decomposition of a substance as a result of radiation.

ra′di·o·lyt′ic (-ə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Radiolysis is considered to be a minor initiator of hydrogen during and after pressurized water reactor meltdowns.
Those early radiolysis studies were generally carried out at room temperature.
BOGL, W Characterization of volatile radiolysis products in radiation-sterilized plastics by termal desorption-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry: screening of six medical polymers.
2002), it was reported that a radiolysis of polyphenolic acids in an aqueous solution led to their efficient degradation and to a notable hydroxylation.
2] the activity of a source of stationary concentrations of positrons of the radiolysis products in a field [?
luciliae indirect immunofluorescence technique, in which histone impurities may lead to cross-reactivity (21), and with the Farr assay, in which radiolysis may lead to DNA decomposition (22).
The primary mechanism of biological damage to macromolecules from ionizing radiation is an indirect interaction that begins with the radiolysis of water.
Radiolysis of aqueous phenol solutions with nanoparticles.
The technique used for volatile product analysis was based on the quantitative transfer of volatile small molecule compounds, which were produced by radiolysis of the polymer onto a GLC column where they are separated, identified and determined quantitatively.
Irradiation-induced damage to the DNA is caused by the direct deposition of energy in the bacterial cell or by the production of free radicals from the radiolysis of water.
These levels are associated with intrinsic point defects which are induced either during the crystal growth conditions or induced during the specimen preparation (polishing with abrasives) or by radiolysis mechanisms during the electron irradiation.
In the words of the committee, "The radiolysis data available in the scientific literature are insufficient to completely catalog the identity and quantity of each radiolytic product formed in any particular food.