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Contact: Angela Stark
The Optical Society

Gel-Based Analysis

Caption: A special gel-based analysis used to detect specific proteins shows elevated levels of gamma H2AX, the marker for DNA damage. It shows that there are elevated levels of the protein in the THz-pulse exposed tissues compared to control samples that weren't exposed.

Credit: Credit: Biomedical Optics Express.

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