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DNA strand scission induced by a non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma jet

Ptasińska, Sylwia; Bahnev, Blagovest; Stypczynska, Agnieszka; Bowden, Mark; Mason, Nigel and Braithwaite, Nicholas St. J. (2010). DNA strand scission induced by a non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasma jet. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 12(28) pp. 7779–7781.

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The DNA molecule is observed to be very susceptible to short term exposures to an atmospheric pressure plasma jet. The DNA damage induced by plasma-generated species, i.e. excited atoms, charged particles, electrons and UV light is determined.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2010 Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
ISSN: 1463-9076
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Item ID: 31093
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Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2012 11:25
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 05:21
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