Lack of transgenerational effects of ionizing radiation exposure from the Chernobyl accident

@article{Yeager2021LackOT,
  title={Lack of transgenerational effects of ionizing radiation exposure from the Chernobyl accident},
  author={Meredith Yeager and Mitchell J. Machiela and Prachi Kothiyal and Michael Dean and Clara Bodel{\'o}n and Shalabh Suman and Mingyi Wang and Lisa Mirabello and Chase W. Nelson and Weiyin Zhou and Cameron Palmer and Bari J. Ballew and Leandro Machado Colli and Neal D. Freedman and Casey L. Dagnall and Amy A Hutchinson and Vibha Vij and Yosef E. Maruvka and Maureen Hatch and Iryna Illienko and Yuri Belayev and Nori Nakamura and Vadim V Chumak and Elena V. Bakhanova and David Belyi and Victor Kryuchkov and Ivan Golovanov and Natalia Gudzenko and Elizabeth K. Cahoon and Paul S. Albert and Vladimir Drozdovitch and Mark P. Little and Kiyohiko Mabuchi and Chip Stewart and Gad Getz and Dimitry Bazyka and Amy Berrington de Gonz{\'a}lez and Stephen J. Chanock},
  journal={Science},
  year={2021},
  volume={372},
  pages={725 - 729}
}
Genomics of radiation-induced damage The potential adverse effects of exposures to radioactivity from nuclear accidents can include acute consequences such as radiation sickness, as well as long-term sequelae such as increased risk of cancer. There have been a few studies examining transgenerational risks of radiation exposure but the results have been inconclusive. Morton et al. analyzed papillary thyroid tumors, normal thyroid tissue, and blood from hundreds of survivors of the Chernobyl… 
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