Effects of External Whole-Body gamma-Irradiation on Embryos in Mice

Cobalt-60 gamma 선(線) 외부전신조사(外部全身照射)가 생쥐의 태아(胎兒)에 미치는 영향(影響)

  • Sung, Jai Ki (Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture Seoul National University)
  • 성재기 (서울대학교 농과대학 수의학과)
  • Published : 1975.04.30


In oder to investigate the effects of cobalt-60 gamma irradiation on the postnatal body gains and the other influece of the pregnant mice were subjected to single whole-body gamma irradiation externally. The results obtained were as follows: 1. The all mice of 400, 600, and 800 Rads gamma-irradiated groups showed abortion after prenatal gamma irradiation within 4 to 9 days. 2. There were significant differences of the postnatal body gains of mice between the control and treated groups (100 Rads and 200 Rads gamma irradiation). 3. The relation between gamma-irradiated doses and the postnatal growth rates of mice were inversly proportional.