Evaluation of freshly irradiated wheat for dominant lethal mutations in Wistar rats.

Three independent, serially performed experiments involving acute and chronic feeding of freshly irradiated wheat (75 krad, gamma-irradiation) were carried out in Wistar rats. In the first experiment groups of 10 males were given wheat for 1 week; irradiated wheat was consumed by the animals within 24 h or irradiation. In the other two experiments feeding… CONTINUE READING