Inge-Vechtomov, Sergey G.

Genetics, Evolution and Radiation

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Table of contents

Part I. N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky: Science Without Borders

1. Some Stories Told by N.W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky
Nikolay W. Timofeeff-Ressovsky

2. Nikolai V. Timoféeff-Ressovsky in Berlin-Buch (1925–1945)
Manfred Rajewsky, Dana Lafuente, Michael Bader

3. Contribution of N.W. Timoféeff-Ressovsky to Biology and Methodology of Science
Alexey Yablokov

4. Personal Recollections About N.W. Timoféeff-Ressovsky and His Action for Radiation Biophysics in Berlin-Buch and Dubna
Helmut Abel, Gudrun Erzgräber

Part II. Genetic Processes

5. Template Principle in Biology
Sergey G. Inge-Vechtomov

6. Mechanisms of Global and Region-Specific Control of Mutagenesis
Youri I. Pavlov, Artem G. Lada, Corinn Grabow, Elena I. Stepchenkova

7. Rates of Spontaneous Mutation: Insights Gained Over the Last Half Century
John W. Drake

8. Protein Assembly Disorders and Protein-Based Inheritance
Aleksander A. Rubel, Alsu F. Saifitdinova, Nina V. Romanova

9. Broadening the Genetic Diversity of Bread Wheat Using Alien Germplasm: Emphasis on Disease Resistance
Vladimir Shumny, Elena Khlestkina, Irina Leonova, Elena Salina

10. Organization and Evolution of the Duplicated Flavonoid Biosynthesis Genes in Triticeae
Elena Khlestkina, Olesya Shoeva

11. Kinase Cascade of DNA Damage Checkpoint
Natalia Koltovaya

Part III. Radiobiology Effects and Mechanisms

12. The Evolution of Radiobiological Thought: Past History and Future Predictions
Carmel Mothersill, Colin Seymour

13. Strategies of Adaptation Under Prolonged Irradiation vs Chronic Exposure
Victoria L. Korogodina, Elena B. Grigorkina, Ludmila P. Osipova

14. Mathematical Modeling of the DNA Double-Strand Break Repair in Mammalian and Human Cells
Oleg V. Belov, Marina S. Panina, Munkhbaatar Batmunkh, Nasser Sweilam

15. Mathematical Analysis of Regulatory Networks and Damage Repair Efficiency in Bacterial Cells
Aleksandr Bugay, Maria Vasilyeva, Aleksandr Parkhomenko, Evgeny Krasavin

16. Radiation Risks and Confusions
Helmut Abel, Gudrun Erzgräber

17. The Significance of Chemosignaling Between Irradiated and Non-irradiated Organisms in Bystander Effect
Boris P. Surinov, Valentina G. Isaeva, Natalia N. Dukhova, Andrey D. Kaprin

Part IV. Radiation in Ecological Systems

18. Assessing Ecological Risk from Radiation Requires an Ecosystem Approach
François Bréchignac

19. Fukushima-1 and Chernobyl: Comparison of Radioactivity Release and Contamination
Tetsuji Imanaka

20. Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Populations and Ecosystems
Stanislav A. Geras’kin, Rudolf M. Alexakhin, Alla A. Oudalova

21. The Animals of Chernobyl and Fukushima
Timothy A. Mousseau, Anders P. Møller

22. Viability of Plant Seed Progeny from the East-Ural Radioactive Trace: Radiation and Weather Conditions
Elena V. Antonova, Vera N. Pozolotina, Elina M. Karimullina

23. Microevolution Processes in Antropogenic Radionuclide Anomalies
Dmitry M. Grodzinsky

24. Aquatic Plants and Animals in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: Effects of Long-Term Radiation Exposure on Different Levels of Biological Organization
Dmitri Gudkov, Natalia Shevtsova, Natalia Pomortseva, Elena Dzyubenko, Andrian Yavnyuk, Alexander Kaglyan, Alexander Nazarov

25. Radioactive Tracers in the Black Sea: A Tool for Environmental Assessment and Ecological Regulation
Sergey B. Gulin, Victor N. Egorov

26. Some Aspects of Radioecology in the Areas Adjacent to Armenian NPP
Garnik E. Khachatryan, Valeriy B. Arakelyan, Nvard V. Simonyan, Nina I. Mkrtchyan, Tsovak M. Avakyan, Konstantin I. Pyuskyulyan

27. Prediction of 137Cs and 90Sr Contamination in the Food Chain Following a Nuclear Accident
Arrigo A. Cigna

28. Principles and Methods of Radiocapacity Assessment of Ecology Systems
Yury Kutlakhmedov, Gennady Polikarpov, Vladimir Korogodin

Part V. Radiation and Man

29. Fundamental Mechanisms Underlying the Ill Health and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Suffered by Atomic and Gulf War Veterans: A Unifying Hypothesis
Carmel Mothersill, Colin Seymour

30. Relevance of the Chernobyl Research for the Evaluation of Genetic Radiation Risks in Humans
Inge Schmitz-Feuerhake, Sebastian Pflugbeil

31. Fundamental Difficulties in Dose Calculation
Alexey V. Yablokov

32. Radiation-Induced Aging and Genetic Instability of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: An Issue for Late Health Effects?
Michael Rosemann

33. Significance of Cytogenetic Study for Estimation of Biological Effects of Low-Dose Irradiation of People
Irina E. Vorobtsova, Alexey Semenov

34. Regularities and Mechanisms of Radiation Effects on Cancer Stem Cells In Vitro and In Vivo
Irina Zamulaeva, Olga Matchuk, Elena Selivanova, Sergey Makarenko, Vyacheslav Andreev, Andrey Kaprin

Part VI. Laws of Evolution

35. Evolution of the Genomic Universe
Eugene V. Koonin

36. Microevolutionary Processes in Plant-Microbe Symbiosis
Igor A. Tikhonovich, Evgeny E. Andronov, Nikolai A. Provorov

37. The Animal Domestication Experiment as a Model of the Evolutionary Process: A New Insight into Evolution Under Selection Targeting Regulatory Systems
Ludmila N. Trut, Yury E. Herbek, Oleg V. Trapezov, Sergey A. Lashin, Yury G. Matushkin, Arcady L. Markel, Nikolay A. Kolchanov

38. Structural and Functional Coevolution of Human Endogenous Retroviruses with Our Genome
Andrew Garazha, Maria Suntsova, Anton Buzdin

39. The Central Nervous System of Mammals Acts as a Mutagenic/Anti-mutagenic Factor: Role in Microevolution
Eugene Daev

40. Roots of Current Concepts in the Studies of Social Behavior in Animals
Eugeniy N. Panov

Keywords: Life Sciences, Animal Genetics and Genomics, Evolutionary Biology, Effects of Radiation/Radiation Protection, Human Genetics, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Microbial Genetics and Genomics

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