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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2016, volume 17, issue 1, pages 80-85.
Section: Radiobiology and Radioecology.
Received: 23.10.2015; Accepted: 11.04.2016; Published online: 02.06.2016.
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Accumulation of 90Sr by murine skulls at Chornobyl exclusion zone and variability of their craniometric features

V. A. Gaychenko1,*, V. M. Tytar2, O. Yu. Krainiuk1

1 National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address:

Abstract: The questions of specific craniometric features variability of background species of murine rodents (common voles and house mice), which arises as the result of permanent habitation of the animals in ecosystems contami-nated after the Chornobyl NPS accident, are studied.

Keywords: radioactive biogeocoenoses, craniometric features, irradiation, accumulation of radionuclides.


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