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Volume 2014, Article ID 621570, 9 pages
Research Article

Consequences of Lethal-Whole-Body Gamma Radiation and Possible Ameliorative Role of Melatonin

1Department of Medical Radiation Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
2Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Department of Medical Physics, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Department of Radiology and Medical Physics, Faculty of Paramedicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran

Received 2 July 2014; Revised 7 September 2014; Accepted 8 October 2014; Published 5 November 2014

Academic Editor: Andreas K. Nussler

Copyright © 2014 Ehsan Mihandoost et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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