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Baseline assessment of micronuclei formation and chromosomal aberration as an index of exposure to natural radiation in the Sri Lankan population

NRC Grant: 13-033

Dr. Senani Williams
Dept. of Public Health
Faculty of Medicine
University of Kaleniya
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Area of Research: Medical Science
Status: Ongoing

 

Objectives

  1. a) To determine the prevalence of micronuclei and chromosomal aberrations in lymphocytes of persons resident in vicinity of persons living in close proximity to a nuclear power plant prior to its commissioning. b) To determine the prevalence of micronuclei and chromosomal aberrations in lymphocytes of persons resident in the vicinity of a heavy mineral sand processing factory in Pulmoddai, Sri Lanka.

 

 

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