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Unformatted text preview: hydroxyl radicals, and hydride radicals –  Amount of energy required to reduce viability tenfold is analogous to D value •  Sources of radiation include cathode ray tubes (electrons), X-rays, and radioactive nuclides •  Radiation is used for sterilization in the medical field and food industry Survival fraction (log scale) •  D10 Decimal reduction time Radiation (Grays) Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th Edition. Radia4on Ionizing Radiation Changes the Electronic Properties of Melanin and Enhances the Growth of Melanized Fungi Ekaterina Dadachova1,2*, Ruth A. Bryan1, Xianchun Huang1, Tiffany Moadel1, Andrew D. Schweitzer1, Philip Aisen3, Joshua D. Nosanchuk2,4, Arturo Casadevall2,4 1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America, 2 Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America, 3 Physiology and Biophysics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx...
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