By Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole
A brand new version of the UK's ordinary creation to the dangers awarded by means of ionizing radiation and the tools of security and control.
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8). 91 years) and their daughter products. Even earlier, it had been recognized that there was a remarkably high incidence of lung cancer among the miners in the Schneeberg cobalt mines of Saxony and the Joachimsthal pitchblende mines in Bohemia. Eventually, this high rate of lung cancer was shown to be caused by radiation from the daughter products of uranium, namely 226Ra, radon-222 (222Rn), polonium-218 (218Po) and others. These mines contain large concentrations of uranium. During the second and third decades of the twentieth century, there were many cases of overexposure to radium.
Nourishment is transferred from the tissues to the cells via the tissue fluid. The blood, after passing through the tissues, returns to the right side of the heart via the veins. The blood is then pumped to the lungs where it becomes oxygenated before returning to the left side of the heart. The blood in the arteries contains a lot of oxygen and is bright red in colour, whereas the blood returning from the tissues contains very little oxygen and is dark red with a bluish tinge. The body contains about 5 litres of blood, which circulates about once a minute.
In general, it is found that one gene is ‘dominant’ and the other is ‘recessive’. The dominant gene determines the particular characteristic with which it is associated. Recessive genes are only recognized when, by chance, two of the recessive-type genes come together. A considerable number of diseases are associated with recessive genes and will therefore manifest themselves only when both parents have the same recessive genes. Spontaneous mutation accounts for the fact that an appreciable fraction of the world’s population suffers from 1 of the 500 or more defects or diseases attributable to heritable effects.
An Introduction to Radiation Protection 6E by Alan Martin, Sam Harbison, Karen Beach, Peter Cole