Int J Biol Sci 2011; 7(3):297-300. doi:10.7150/ijbs.7.297
Letter To Editor
Hydrogen Protects Mice from Radiation induced Thymic Lymphoma in BALB/c mice
1. Department of Radiation Medicine, Second Military Medical University, Xiangyin Road, Shanghai 200433, PR China.
Ionizing radiation (IR) is a well-known carcinogen, however the mechanism of radiation induced thymic lymphoma is not well known. Moreover, an easy and effective method to protect mice from radiation induced thymic lymphoma is still unknown. Hydrogen, or H2, is seldom regarded as an important agent in medical usage, especially as a therapeutic gas. Here in this study, we found that H2 protects mice from radiation induced thymic lymphoma in BALB/c mice.
Keywords: Ionizing radiation, thymic lymphoma
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Zhao L, Zhou C, Zhang J, Gao F, Li B, Chuai Y, Liu C, Cai J. Hydrogen Protects Mice from Radiation induced Thymic Lymphoma in BALB/c mice. Int J Biol Sci 2011; 7(3):297-300. doi:10.7150/ijbs.7.297. Available from http://www.ijbs.com/v07p0297.htm