Sister chromatid exchanges in human lymphocytes after exposure to diagnostic ultrasound

Doreen Liebeskind, Robert Bases, Frances Mendez, Flora Elequin, Mordecai Koenigsberg

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Abstract

The frequency of sister chromatid exchanges increased in freshly isolated human lymphocytes as well as in a continuously growing lymphoblast line by exposure to diagnostic levels of ultrasound for 30 minutes. The results confirm previous findings indicating that ultrasound of diagnostic intensities can affect the DNA of animal cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1273-1275
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume205
Issue number4412
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1979

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