Prevention of Gamma Radiation-Induced Mortality in Mice by the Isoflavone Genistein

Abstract

There is a need to develop medical countermeasures to protect first-responders and remediation workers from the biomedical effects of ionizing radiation. Agents that can protect against ionizing radiation and that can be administered before radiation would permit rescue workers to perform needed operations. The ideal radioprotector would be nontoxic and… (More)

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