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TO BE PRESENTED AT THE SYMPOSIUM ON " EXPERIMENTAL RESPIRATORY CARCINOGENESIS AND BIOASSAYS " LUNG IRRADIATION WITH STATIC PLUTONIUM MICROSPHERES
Author(s):
ANDERSON, E C [LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY]; HOLLAND, L M [LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY]; PRINE, J R [LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY]; RICHMOND, C R [LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY]
Subject Terms:
HREX; ANIMALS; BIOASSAY; BODY FLUIDS; CARCINOGENESIS; INHALATION; LUNG IRRADIATION; PLUTONIUM; PLUTONIUM INJECTION EXPERIMENT; RADIATION DOSE DISTRIBUTION; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM; TISSUES
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1974 Jun 23
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0001
Accession Number:
NV0700115
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 27
Description/Abstract:
ABSTRACT FOR THE SYMPOSIUM ON EXPERIMENTAL RESPIRATORY CARCINOGENESIS AND BIOASSAYS HELD AT THE BATTELLE SEATTLE RESEARCH CENTER, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON FROM JUNE 23-26, 1974. INPUT FOR PAPER "LUNG IRRADIATION WITH STATIC PLUTONIUM MICROSPHERES" WRITTEN BY E. C. ANDERSON, L. M. HOLLAND, J. R. PRINE, AND C. R. RICHMOND. ABSTRACT STATES THAT MINIMAL BIOLOGICAL DAMAGE; EVEN AFTER EXPOSURE TIMES IN EXCESS OF TWO YEARS OF PLUTONIUM INJECTED INTO HAMSTERS, SHOWS INSIGNIFICANT EFFECTS TO PNEUMONITIS, HYPERPLASIA, FIBROSIS, TUMORS, AND DETERIORATION OF PARENCHYMAL MICROSTRUCTURE.


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