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PHYS 561 - Radiation Biophysics

Course Description: 

Energy loss by ionizing radiation. Target theory. Direct and indirect action. Radiation effects in biomolecules. Radiation inactivation of enzymes, nucleic acids, and viruses. Biological effects of ultraviolet radiation. Photosensitization. Radiation protection and sensitization. Radiation effects in vivo, radiation therapy, and phototherapy.

Credit: 

(3-0-3)

Prerequisite: 

[(PHYS 410)]

Corequisite: 

None