radioprotection

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ra·di·o·pro·tec·tion

(rā′dē-ō-prə-tĕk′shən)
n.
Protection against the harmful effects of radiation.

ra′di·o·pro·tec′tive adj.
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It implies that it took about 15 min for U 87 cells and 30 min for mice to metabolize RH-3 and the mentioned concentrations of RH-3 meet the optimal requirements of radioprotective molecules in the cells.
It is our goal to eventually develop not only a more effective but also more user-friendly radioprotective breast shield.
Officials at the NIRS says that this discovery may contribute to the development of radioprotective agents.
Biodistribution of the radioprotective drug 35S-labeled 3-amino-2-hydroxypropyl phosphorothioate (WR77913).
A series of novel radioprotective compounds have been selected to test this hypothesis in models of prostate cancer and in patients.
Radioprotective effect of DL-alpha-lipoic acid on mice skin fibroblasts.
3) Furthermore, there have been numerous scientific studies about the radioprotective effects of other vitamins, minerals, and antioxidative nutrients.
These results may reflect observations that have been made during studies investigating the radioprotective effects of PFT-[alpha] upon zebrafish embryos.
The breast: In plane x-ray protection during diagnostic CT--shielding with bismuth radioprotective garments.
Both 20 and 40 mg/kg doses of AEOL 10150 appeared to have beneficial radioprotective effects while there were no indications of improved benefit with 40 mg/kg.
alpha]-Asarone shows radioprotective activity against lethal and sublethal closes of [gamma]-radiation by preventing radiation-induced production of free radicals and damage to DNA, membranes, and the hematopoi-etic system in animal models.