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radioresistance

[¦rād·ē·ō·ri′zis·təns]
(biology)
The resistance of organisms or tissues to the harmful effects of various radiations.
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It may be that radiation-induced genomic instability specifically activates the NF[kappa]B/HER2 pathway to increase cell survival or that it selects for radioresistant stem/progenitors with a high level of background NF[kappa]B/HER2 activity, encouraging repopulation with radioresistant clones.
6,33) Surgical therapy may be the initial therapy in radioresistant lesions and in patients where vertebral body metastasis is the first manifestation of an occult primary tumor.
Although this type of tumor is generally considered radioresistant, radiation therapy is often prescribed after surgical resection.
Genome Sequence of the Radioresistant Bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1.
Saenger's irradiated cancer patients had radioresistant tumors, allowing researchers to be sure that the symptoms they suffered were caused by the radiation only, not complicated by the effects of the tumor destruction.
These results suggest that darinaparsin has the potential to sensitize relatively radioresistant tumors without affecting normal tissues," commented senior author, Susan J.
RCC, on the other hand, is well-known for its ability to metastasize to unusual locations, has no association with PSA, is relatively radioresistant and has been reported to undergo spontaneous regression.
Some authors have reported that LMS of bone is relatively radioresistant.
However, the left mass proved to be radioresistant, and it was subsequently excised surgically.
low] cells, and were more radioresistant than cells grown in monolayer [12].
Enhanced expression of calreticulin in the nucleus of radioresistant squamous carcinoma cells in response to ionizing radiation.
For hematopoietic progenitors radiation at 100 cGY decreased colony formation of CFU-GEMM only by 5%, and BFU-E were totally radioresistant while CFU-GM were more sensitive and decreased by 74%.