Accession Number : AD0837158

Title :   PROTECTION AND REVERSAL OF LETHAL MUSTARD DAMAGE RESULTING IN RECOVERY OF CELL VIABILITY,

Corporate Author : EDGEWOOD ARSENAL ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Papirmeister, Bruno ; Davison, Claire L. ; Gross, Clark L.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : The article has a two-fold purpose: (a) to define, describe and analyze the mechanism of lethal H action, and its prevention and reversal, at the molecular, subcellular, cellular and tissue levels and (b) to illustrate the value of basic and fundamental research as a practical approach for solving practical problems. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MUSTARD AGENTS, TOXICITY), CHEMICAL WARFARE INJURIES, DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS, BIOSYNTHESIS, ALKYLATION, MUTATIONS, CELL DIVISION, RESISTANCE(BIOLOGY), CELL STRUCTURE, HEALING, VIABILITY, ESCHERICHIA COLI, SKIN(ANATOMY).

Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE