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Title: The prevalence of micronuclei in lymphocytes among persons resident in the vicinity of a heavy mineral sand processing factory in Pulmoddai, Sri Lanka.
Authors: Warnakulasuriya, T.
Williams, S.
Wickremasinghe, A.R.
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Book of Abstracts, Annual Research Symposium 2017
Citation: Annual Research Symposium,Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; 2014 :150p
Abstract: Lanka Mineral Sands (LMS) factory in Pulmoddai produces thorium which emits alpha radiation on decay. Micronuclei (MN) are formed in peripheral blood lymphocytes as a result of exposure to ionizing radiation. MN are used as a marker of biological dosimetry.
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