Sunday, 12 November 2017

Bystander effects

«Bystander effects describe the ability of an irradiated cell to send a signal capable of eliciting a response in a nonirradiated cell. This signal may be communicated via cell-to-cell gap junction communication and/or from secreted or shed factors from irradiated cells [1].»
Bibliographic references:
[1] Varnum SM, Sowa MB, and Morgan WF. (2013). B. In: L. Brady and T. Yaeger, ed., Encyclopedia of Radiation Oncology, 1st ed. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.75.