Aquired Radioresistance of Tumour Cells


RADIORESISTANCE of tumours, which appears as a result of repeated irradiation, was described in 1904 by Lassueur1. Certain characteristics were later examined: tumour ploidy2–6; the state of the mitochondria7 and ribosome8; the content of sulphydryl groups9,10; the capacity for anaerobic glycolysis11; catalase activity12; and changes in the immune… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/216709a0


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