Table 2

Spectrum of aberrations involving chromosome 1 and 2 after exposure to 60Co γ-rays as detected by FISH in metaphase cells.

Dose

Total cell

Reciprocal

Terminal

Total

Total

Chromosome-1

Chromosome-2

(Gy)

scored

Translocation

Translocation

Translocation

Dicentric

Break

Aberration

Aberration


0

674

1 (1)

2

3

0 (0)

3

6

4

3

0.5

372

3 (2)

7

10

1 (1)

8

19

10

12

1

340

10 (2)

15

25

2 (2)

12

39

18

25

2

361

33 (5)

42

75

9 (1)

26

110

44

72

3

337

67 (9)

97

164

14 (3)

72

250

116

146

4

339

80 (17)

117

197

30 (6)

88

315

162

176

5

216

60 (16)

141

201

36 (8)

78

315

157

182


Values in parenthesis reflect the number of reciprocal or dicentric chromosomes formed between chromosome 1 and 2.

Pathak et al. BMC Medical Physics 2009 9:6   doi:10.1186/1756-6649-9-6

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