Effect of X-ray Dose on the Growth Rate and Delay of the First Post-irradiation Division in a Strain of Paramecium aurelia

Paramecium is particularly useful in the investigation of the effects of radiation on growth and division. Its size and moderately long generation-time permit accurate accounting of growth. Kimball, Geckler and Gaither1 have reported an extensive investigation of division effects induced by mustards, ultra-violet light and X-rays on Paramecium aurelia and… (More)