By Fran Drescher

Together with her trademark humour, Fran tells of her indefatigable look for solutions and the melanoma prognosis that she eventually beat. yet now not prior to a goldmine of funny insights have been printed to her approximately what fairly issues so much in lifestyles.

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Resonant attachment of the secondary electron to the molecule (formation of temporary negative ion) followed by dissociation (SSB). At higher energies of impact electrons, the cross sections contributing to Γe are defined by the ionization cross sections provided that the formation of a cation leads to a strand break. These processes are being studied theoretically and experimentally [18, 59, 83, 102–104]. Their typical cross sections vary, but the cross section for a SSB as a consequence of DEA for 1–3 eV electrons is about 2 nm2 [105, 106] per plasmid DNA.

1 35 Calculation of the Number of SSBs per Single Ion An estimate of the number of SSBs per unit length of the ion’s trajectory can be obtained assuming that this number is proportional to the number of secondary electrons incident on a given twist of a DNA molecule. , cylinders). Since the spatial dependence of nt is unknown, it is reasonable (in the first approximation) to assume that it is constant. The fluence Fe (ρ) for carbon ions at the Bragg peak, obtained in Sect. 6, can be substituted in the integral (51).

V. Solov’yov bioorganic compound can be estimated, even in the case where no experimental data exist. A wide variety of extension algorithms for extrapolation of optical-ELF to q > 0 are available due to extensive research [71]. In Ref. [29] a simple quadratic dispersion relation introduced by Ritchie and Howie [72], with its parameters for liquid water [71], has been used. The issue of splitting of the ELF into contributions from different shells has been studied for liquid water [73, 74], providing parameterizations of the ELF split in ionization and excitation arising from each different shell.

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