Accession Number : ADA194461

Title :   AFRRI (Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute) Reports, October, November and December 1987.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES RADIOBIOLOGY RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD

PDF Url : ADA194461

Report Date : Mar 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 207

Abstract : Partial Contents: The mast cell granule: A phospholipid source for prostaglandin synthesis; Research issues for radiation protection for man during prolonged spaceflight; Quantification of gut injury with diamine oxidase activity; Development of a fission neutron RBE and measurements with combined injury in mouse models; Rat monocytes in a model of combined injury express the OX8 antigen; Involvement of histamine H1 and H2 receptors in hypothermia induced by ionizing radiation in guinea pigs; Locomotor behavior in mice following exposure to fission-neutron irradiation and trauma; Alterations in locomotor activity induced by radioprotective doses of 16,16-dimethyl prostaglandin E2; Fetal hypothalamic brain grafts reduce the obesity produced by ventromedial hypothalamic lesions; The rhesus monkey: A primate model for hemopoietic stem cell studies; Interdependence of the radioprotective effects of human recombinant interleukin 1 alpha, tumor necrosis factor alpha, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, and murine recombinant granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor; Radiation-induced hematologic and nonspecific immunologic effects in the canine.

Descriptors :   *RADIATION PROTECTION, *SPACE FLIGHT, *RADIATION EFFECTS, *RADIOPROTECTIVE AGENTS, DIAMINE OXIDASE, DOSAGE, FISSION NEUTRONS, GUINEA PIGS, HYPOTHERMIA, IONIZING RADIATION, MICE, MILITARY RESEARCH, MODELS, MONOCYTES, NECROSIS, NEOPLASMS, OBESITY, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, PRIMATES, PROSTAGLANDIN, RADIOBIOLOGY, RADIOPROTECTIVE AGENTS, RATS, RHESUS MONKEYS, SOURCES, SYNTHESIS, TRAUMA, WOUNDS AND INJURIES

Subject Categories : Astronautics
      Radiobiology
      Pharmacology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE