Alterations of immune functionsinduced by C +ions irradiation in mice

Y. Xie & H. Zhang
Background: A major impediment for future manned deep space missions is the radiation environment, with one of the primary hazards being heavy ions. It is well known that heavy ions with high-linear energy transfer (LET) have higher relative biological effectiveness and greater effects in vivo and in[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]