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A Review of Depleted Uranium Biological Effects: In Vivo Studies

Presentation by Dr Alexandra Miller of the US Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) compiling the in vivo research by AFRRI and others into the biological effects of depleted uranium exposure.
24 February 2012 - ICBUW

Conclusions from in Vivo studies:

Internalised chronic DU exposure in vivo:

1. causes uranium re-distribution to multiple organs.
2. is associated with mutagenicity.
3. Induces chromosomal damage.
4. Induces leukeamia development in mice.
5. Causes preconceptional paternal exposure to induce genomic damage in unexposed offspring.
6. Induces germ cell DNA damage.

 

Notes:

http://dodreports.com/ada539772

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    Presentation by Dr Alexandra Miller of the US Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) compiling the in vivo research by AFRRI and others into the biological effects of depleted uranium exposure. Conclusions from in Vivo studies: Internalised chronic DU exposure in vivo: 1. causes uranium re-distribution to multiple organs. 2. is associated with mutagenicity. 3. Induces chromosomal damage. 4. Induces leukeamia development in mice. 5. Causes preconceptional paternal exposure to induce genomic damage in unexposed offspring. 6. Induces germ cell DNA damage.