Accession Number:

AD0020876

Title:

FURTHER INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE MODIFICATION OF RADIATION SENSITIVITY AFFORDED BY COBALT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Report Date:

1953-04-10

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

The administration of a cobalt diet for 5 and 8 days before and for 15 days after x-irradiation increased the tolerance of female albino mice to total body x-irradiation 720 r. The administration of a cobalt diet for 36 days before and for 15 days after irradiation and the administration of a cobalt diet for 30 days beginning immediately after irradiation produced no pronounced beneficial effects.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiobiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE