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Genetics Report

10 Months ago

Low doses of radiation used in medical imaging lead to mutations in cell cultures: Discovery that radiation creates breaks that allow in foreign DNA must be confirmed in animal studies

Common medical imaging procedures use low doses of radiation that are believed to be safe. A new study, however, finds that in human cell cultures, these doses create breaks that allow extra bits of DNA to integrate into the chromosome.

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