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PLUTONIUM-238     plutonium

Synonyms: AC1L1VRV, 238Pu, 13981-16-3, Plutonium, isotope of mass 238
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  1. Primary bone neoplasms in beagle dogs exposed by inhalation to aerosols of plutonium-238 dioxide. Hahn, F.F., Mewhinney, J.A., Merickel, B.S., Guilmette, R.A., Boecker, B.B., McClellan, R.O. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. (1981) [Pubmed]
  2. Radiation-induced transformation of SV40-immortalized human thyroid epithelial cells by single exposure to plutonium alpha-particles in vitro. Riches, A.C., Herceg, Z., Bryant, P.E., Stevens, D.L., Goodhead, D.T. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. (1997) [Pubmed]
  3. Interleukin 7-dependent B lymphocyte precursor cells are ultrasensitive to apoptosis. Griffiths, S.D., Goodhead, D.T., Marsden, S.J., Wright, E.G., Krajewski, S., Reed, J.C., Korsmeyer, S.J., Greaves, M. J. Exp. Med. (1994) [Pubmed]
  4. Induction of sister chromatid exchanges by extremely low doses of alpha-particles. Nagasawa, H., Little, J.B. Cancer Res. (1992) [Pubmed]
  5. Primary liver tumors in beagle dogs exposed by inhalation to aerosols of plutonium-238 dioxide. Gillett, N.A., Muggenburg, B.A., Mewhinney, J.A., Hahn, F.F., Seiler, F.A., Boecker, B.B., McClellan, R.O. Am. J. Pathol. (1988) [Pubmed]
  6. Bound PCNA in nuclei of primary rat tracheal epithelial cells after exposure to very low doses of plutonium-238 alpha particles. Hill, M.A., Ford, J.R., Clapham, P., Marsden, S.J., Stevens, D.L., Townsend, K.M., Goodhead, D.T. Radiat. Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  7. Cytogenetic effects of extremely low doses of plutonium-238 alpha-particle irradiation in CHO K-1 cells. Nagasawa, H., Little, J.B., Inkret, W.C., Carpenter, S., Thompson, K., Raju, M.R., Chen, D.J., Strniste, G.F. Mutat. Res. (1990) [Pubmed]
  8. Oncogenic transformation of mouse BALB/3T3 cells by plutonium-238 alpha particles. Robertson, J.B., Koehler, A., George, J., Little, J.B. Radiat. Res. (1983) [Pubmed]
  9. Sudden reversion to normal radiosensitivity to the effects of x irradiation and plutonium-238 alpha particles by a radioresistant rat-mouse hybrid cell line. Robertson, J.B., Raju, M.R. Radiat. Res. (1980) [Pubmed]
  10. Induction of sister chromatid exchanges (SCE) in G0 lymphocytes by plutonium-238 alpha-particles. Aghamohammadi, S.Z., Goodhead, D.T., Savage, J.R. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. Relat. Stud. Phys. Chem. Med. (1988) [Pubmed]
  11. Uptake and clearance of plutonium-238 from liver cells transplanted into fat pads of F344 rats. Brooks, A.L., Guilmette, R.A., Hahn, F.F., Jirtle, R.L. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. Relat. Stud. Phys. Chem. Med. (1986) [Pubmed]
  12. Enhanced killing of Chinese hamster cells by alpha-irradiation from plutonium-238 in the presence of cordycepin. Robertson, J.B., Bain, E., Raju, M.R. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. Relat. Stud. Phys. Chem. Med. (1980) [Pubmed]
  13. Factors affecting the mobility of plutonium-238 dioxide in the rat. Stradling, G.N., Ham, G.J., Smith, H., Cooper, J., Breadmore, S.E. Int. J. Radiat. Biol. Relat. Stud. Phys. Chem. Med. (1978) [Pubmed]
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