Enhanced expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the hippocampus one month after whole brain irradiation of adult rats.

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OBJECTIVE To examine the changes of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the hippocampus after whole brain irradiation of adult rats. METHODS Forty-one male Sprague-Dawley rats (180-220 g weight and 6-8 weeks) were divided into the 9 irradiation subgroups, sham, and control groups. Their whole brain was irradiated by a single dose of 2, 10, and 30 Gy. At… (More)

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