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Journal of Radiation Protection and Research 2015;40(4):202-210.
doi: https://doi.org/10.14407/jrp.2015.40.4.202
유리선량계를 이용한 저선량 방사선의 마우스 피폭선량 연구
노성진1,2, 김효진1,3, 김현1,3, 정동혁1, 손태건1, 김정기1, 양광모1, 남상희2, 강영록1
2인제대학교 의용공학과
3동아대학교 물리학과
A Study on Mice Exposure Dose for Low-dose Gamma-irradiation Using Glass Dosimeter.
Sung Jin Noh1,2, Hyo Jin Kim1,3, Hyun Kim1,3, Dong Hyeok Jeong1, Tae Gen Son1, Jung Ki Kim1, Kwangmo Yang1, Sang-Hee Nam2, Yeong-Rok Kang1
1Research Center, Dongnam Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences, Busan, Republic of Korea
2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Inje University, Gimhae, Gyeongnam, Republic of Korea
3Department of Physics, Dong-A University, Busan, Republic of Korea
Correspondence  Yeong-Rok Kang ,Email: yeongrok@dirams.re.kr
Received: July 29, 2015; Revised: November 4, 2015   Accepted: November 10, 2015.
The low dose radiation is done for a long period, thus researchers have to know the exact dose distribution for the irradiated mouse. This research has been conducted in order to find out methods in transmitting an exact dose to mouse in a mouse irradiation experiment carried out using 137Cs irradiation equipment installed in the DIRAMS (Dongnam Institution of Radiological & Medical Sciences) research center. We developed a single mouse housing cage and shelf with adjustable geometric factors such as distance and angle from collimator. The measurement of irradiated dose showed a maximal 42% difference of absorbed dose from the desired dose in the conventional irradiation system, whereas only 6% difference of the absorbed dose was measured in the self-developed mouse apartment system. In addition, multi mice housing showed much difference of the absorbed dose in between head and body, compared to single mouse housing in the conventional irradiation system. This research may allow further research about biological effect assessment for the low dose irradiation using the self-developed mouse apartment to provide more exact doses which it tries to transmit, and to have more reliability for the biological analysis results.
Keywords: Low dose irradiation, Quality assurance, Self-developed mouse apartment system, Dose assessment, Glass dosimeter
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