The clastogenic effect of irradiated human plasma.


Normal unirradiated human lymphocytes were cultured in medium containing 20 per cent homologous or autologous plasma collected from samples of blood exposed in vitro to various doses of X-irradiation. Metaphases were stained by the BrdU/FPG method. The yields of chromatid-type aberrations in cells at first mitosis (M1 cells) were similar for cultures… (More)