An in vitro microculture was set up to standardize DNA enzymatic repair in rat spleen lymphocytes after exposure to ultraviolet or gamma rays by measuring the tritiated thymidine uptake. A relation between irradiation dose and DNA repair is always observable when cell viability and scheduled DNA synthesis are taken into account. This micromethod utilizing rat spleen cells appears to be a suitable system for such a study since it permits a satisfactory evaluation of DNA repair.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Archivio di scienze biologiche|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1976|
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