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Protection against the harmful effects of radiation.

ra′di·o·pro·tec′tive adj.
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Radioprotection by a herbal preparation of Hippophae rhamnoides, RH-3, against whole body lethal irradiation in mice.
Ex-RAD and other radioprotection strategies are increasingly important as the threat of accidental and intentional exposure to harmful radiation is becoming a major security concern.
Mechanism of radioprotection by delta-tocotrienol: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and modulation of signalling pathways.
During a presentation on the status of the examination process, the technical advisors to the ASN (IRSN - Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire) affirmed that the quality of the answers submitted by the ITER Organization and the strict respect of deadlines opened the way for the establishment of the date for the final Groupe Permanent at the end of November 2011.
41) Quercetin and other polyphenols not only provide chromosomal radioprotection, but also shield mitochondrial DNA from radiation-induced oxidant damage.
Recently, the beneficial effects of TET on cytotoxicity towards tumor cells, radiosensitization, circumventing multidrug resistance, normal tissue radioprotection, and antiangiogenesis have been examined extensively.
Fontenay-aux-Roses, France: Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire.
This grant awards $3M to continue studies towards "Organismal Radioprotection through Pharmacological Quiescence".
Radioprotection is important and can prevent acute mobility and late symptoms caused by accident exposure to ionizing radiation in humans.
Protectan CBLB502, Cleveland BioLabs's leading radioprotection molecule, demonstrated outstanding efficacy in a recent study, when it rescued more than 70% of lethally irradiated primates and substantially delayed death for the others.