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Long term effects of Chernobyl contamination on DNA repair function and plant resistance to different biotic and abiotic stress factors

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Thirty years after the Chernobyl explosion we still lack information regarding the genetic effects of radionuclide contamination on the plant population. For example, are plants adapting to the low dose of chronic ionising irradiation and showing improved resistance to radiation damage? Are they coping with changing/increased pathogenicity of fungi and viruses in the Chernobyl exclusion (ChE) zone? Are plant populations rapidly accumulating mutational load and should we expect rapid micro-evo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3103/S0095452716060049

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Pathology Dunn School
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Cytology and Genetics Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
6
Pages:
381-399
Publication date:
2016-11-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-01
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EISSN:
1934-9440
ISSN:
0095-4527
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685919
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pubs:685919
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uuid:baf6182c-ec94-4c12-995b-751ae26db064
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pubs:685919
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2017-03-15

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