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Title: BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1957

Abstract

affecting the production of antibodies in irradiated rabbits; the effects of irradiation on the serological activity of ovalbumin; factors affecting the growth of transplanted mouse ascites carcinomas in rats; the effects of strontium-90 on the life span and incidence of bone tumors in mice; the effects of irradiation on xanthine concentration and xanthine oxidase activity in chicken liver homogeaates; the stability under various biochemical conditions and hydrolysis of S-adenosylmethionine; the biosynthesis and use as a growth factor substitute of S-adenosylmethionine by yeast mutants; design modifications of the Coulter counter, designed for red blood cells, for use in counting and sizing bacteria; electron microscope observations on fibrillogenesis in the regenerating achilles tendon of normal, scorbutic, and recovering guinea pigs; the response of mice to conditioning doses of whole-body gamma irradiation; the incidence of thymic lymphomas in mice exposed to low-dose daily cobalt-60 gamma irradiation; the relative effectiveness of cobalt-60 gamma rays and fission neutrons for producing duodenal damage in mice; genetic factors affecting tail spotting in mice; the effect of deuterium oxide on kidney function in rats; the influence of the endocrine glands on radioinduced hyperpigmentation in mice; the protective effects of injected bone marrow against radiation injuries in mice; themore » biological effects of neutrons in the epithermal region from 0.1 to 100,000 ev; the effect of whole-body neutron irradiation on the volitional activity of the mouse; developments in neutron-capture therapy;, development of methods for estimating the body burden for various tracer radionuclides; the recovery of irradiated amoebae followiag injection of non-irradiated protoplasm; tracer studies employing phosphorus-32 in determination of the life span of neutrophils; the anti-pyretic effects of salicylates and aurintricarboxylic acid; the use of chelating agents in the treatment of manganese poisoning; the tissue distribution and toxic effects following long-term ingestion of deuterium oxide in mice; measurements of the radioactivity of typical foodstuffs after pile irradiation for the purpose of sterilization; the production of heat by the neutron irradiation of boron-free glass, lime glass, and quartz and its effect upon the condensation of phosphate; measurement of calcium-45 by liquid scintillation methods; tracer studies of protein turnover in rat liver; the effects of dietary cholesterol on cholesterol levels and cholesterol ester composition in liver and plasma of rats; and statistical studies of bone tumor death rates, characteristics of the Argorne National Laboratory population, and inbreeding in the European bison population. (For preceding period see ANL-5732.) (C.H.)« less

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., Lemont, Ill.
OSTI Identifier:
4304540
Report Number(s):
ANL-5841
NSA Number:
NSA-12-015216
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31-109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-58
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE; BONE MARROW; COBALT 60; DEUTERIUM; FISSION; GAMMA RADIATION; GENETICS; GLANDS; HEAVY WATER; INTESTINE; KIDNEYS; MICE; NEUTRONS; PHYSIOLOGY; PIGMENTS; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIATION INJURIES; RADIATION PROTECTION; RATS; SKIN; TRANSPLANTS; VARIATIONS

Citation Formats

None. BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1957. United States: N. p., 1958. Web. doi:10.2172/4304540.
None. BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1957. United States. doi:10.2172/4304540.
None. Sat . "BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1957". United States. doi:10.2172/4304540. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/4304540.
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title = {BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH DIVISION SEMIANNUAL REPORT FOR JULY THROUGH DECEMBER 1957},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {affecting the production of antibodies in irradiated rabbits; the effects of irradiation on the serological activity of ovalbumin; factors affecting the growth of transplanted mouse ascites carcinomas in rats; the effects of strontium-90 on the life span and incidence of bone tumors in mice; the effects of irradiation on xanthine concentration and xanthine oxidase activity in chicken liver homogeaates; the stability under various biochemical conditions and hydrolysis of S-adenosylmethionine; the biosynthesis and use as a growth factor substitute of S-adenosylmethionine by yeast mutants; design modifications of the Coulter counter, designed for red blood cells, for use in counting and sizing bacteria; electron microscope observations on fibrillogenesis in the regenerating achilles tendon of normal, scorbutic, and recovering guinea pigs; the response of mice to conditioning doses of whole-body gamma irradiation; the incidence of thymic lymphomas in mice exposed to low-dose daily cobalt-60 gamma irradiation; the relative effectiveness of cobalt-60 gamma rays and fission neutrons for producing duodenal damage in mice; genetic factors affecting tail spotting in mice; the effect of deuterium oxide on kidney function in rats; the influence of the endocrine glands on radioinduced hyperpigmentation in mice; the protective effects of injected bone marrow against radiation injuries in mice; the biological effects of neutrons in the epithermal region from 0.1 to 100,000 ev; the effect of whole-body neutron irradiation on the volitional activity of the mouse; developments in neutron-capture therapy;, development of methods for estimating the body burden for various tracer radionuclides; the recovery of irradiated amoebae followiag injection of non-irradiated protoplasm; tracer studies employing phosphorus-32 in determination of the life span of neutrophils; the anti-pyretic effects of salicylates and aurintricarboxylic acid; the use of chelating agents in the treatment of manganese poisoning; the tissue distribution and toxic effects following long-term ingestion of deuterium oxide in mice; measurements of the radioactivity of typical foodstuffs after pile irradiation for the purpose of sterilization; the production of heat by the neutron irradiation of boron-free glass, lime glass, and quartz and its effect upon the condensation of phosphate; measurement of calcium-45 by liquid scintillation methods; tracer studies of protein turnover in rat liver; the effects of dietary cholesterol on cholesterol levels and cholesterol ester composition in liver and plasma of rats; and statistical studies of bone tumor death rates, characteristics of the Argorne National Laboratory population, and inbreeding in the European bison population. (For preceding period see ANL-5732.) (C.H.)},
doi = {10.2172/4304540},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {3}
}