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Ahmadi P, Shamsaei Zafae Ghandi M, Shokri A. Calculation of damages of Auger electron emitting from radionuclides based on 1ZBB model: a simulation study using the Geant4 toolkit. IJRSM 2020; 8 (6) :1-10
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Amirkabir University of Technology
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When an ionizing beam enters a, it interacts with the cellular material, thereby transferring some of its energy to the living cell. In this study, the propagation of Auger electrons and their effects as DNA damage by some radionuclides, were analyzed using the Geant4-DNA Toolkit with the 1ZBB model. The 1ZBB model is selected from the protein data bank library which simulates the location of atoms in the sequence of cellular chromosomes. The average number of DSBs is shown as a function of energy. In this study, it is shown that the most damage is caused by Auger electrons with energies of less than 1 keV which corresponds to Auger electrons in layers M, N.
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