Induced antioxidant activity in hospital staff occupationally exposed to ionizing radiation


EKEN A. , Aydin A., Erdem O., Akay C., Sayal A., Somuncu I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION BIOLOGY, vol.88, no.9, pp.648-653, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/09553002.2012.702295
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.648-653
  • Keywords: Ionizing radiation, antioxidant enzymes, lipid peroxidation, adaptive response, hormesis, OXIDATIVE STRESS, ADAPTIVE RESPONSE, CHROMOSOMAL DAMAGE, DNA-DAMAGE, WHOLE-BODY, IRRADIATION, ENZYMES, PARAMETERS, MECHANISMS, CELLS

Abstract

Purpose: Occupational exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation (IR) in radiology department staff may affect their antioxidant status. The aim of this study was to evaluate the oxidative stress parameters in radiology staff that are occupationally exposed to IR in a hospital setting.