Nuclear Physics and Atomic Energy

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Nucl. Phys. At. Energy 2021, volume 22, issue 2, pages 174-181.
Section: Radiobiology and Radioecology.
Received: 23.07.2020; Accepted: 19.07.2021; Published online: 10.09.2021.
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Effects of genomic instability in populations of Drosophilae melanogaster from regions of Ukraine with different radiation impact factors

A. P. Kravets*, D. A. Sokolova, N. L. Kovalchuk

Institute of Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

*Corresponding author. E-mail address:

Abstract: Differences in the gonadal dysgenesis frequency as an indicator of the activation of mobile elements were revealed in F1-descendants of natural populations of Drosophla melanogaster, selected from regions of different radiation impact. Under conditions of additional low-rate chronic irradiation in laboratory conditions for 10 generations, significant differences in changes in the level and dynamics of this indicator were established depending on the accumulated dose of Drosophila populations from the city of Netishin (Khmelnytskyi NPP) and Magarach city.

Keywords: mobile elements, gonadal dysgenesis, genomic instability, dynamic effects of chronic exposure.


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