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Synonyms for radiation


Synonyms for radiation

energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

the act of spreading outward from a central source

syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions)

the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain

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(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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The repair mechanisms of photoreactivation and nucleotide excision repair (NER) both function in NRC-1 cells, but little is known about the mechanism of these processes.
Photoreactivation is generally quicker than dark repair, but both of these phenomena pose obvious problems for operators of UV disinfection plant.
Because visible light may cause photoreactivation of UV-damaged microorganisms, we stored collected samples in a dark box, blocked from visible light.
Enzymatic photoreactivation is a direct mechanism to repair UV-induced cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers.
Photolyase comes to the rescue in a process called photoreactivation.