Current aspects on the radiation induced base damage in DNA.

  title={Current aspects on the radiation induced base damage in DNA.},
  author={Ulrich von Hagen},
  journal={Radiation and environmental biophysics},
  volume={25 4},
In this short review, some current aspects of our knowledge about base damage in DNA induced by ionizing radiation will be summarized. It is not intended, to describe all the literature in this field; a very extensive review has been given in the book of Hüttermann et al. (1978) and also in later by Cadet and Berger (1985), Hutchinson (1985) and v. Sonntag and Schuchmann (1986). However, in this review, current ideas and unsolved problems concerning DNA base damage will be discussed, which may… CONTINUE READING

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