Shigefumi Okada

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University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 
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ionizing radiation, radiation biophysics, radiation biochemistry, radiobiology
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Born December 13, 1925, Japan; BS, Chemistry, University of Tokyo 1948; Ph.D., 1956, Biophysics, University of Rochester
1957, King's College, Durham University UK
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Experimental Radiology, 1958-1969
Professor, Department of Radiation Biophysics, University of Tokyo, 1970 - 1986
Visiting Professor, Department of Biophysics and Medical Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1980
1984, Professor, Radiation Biology Center, Kyoto University
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Died August 27, 2001, Tokyo
J. Radiat. Res. 42(4), 415–416, 2001; Radiation Research 159(2):279-281. 2003

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Henry John Burki grad student 1963-1967 Rochester
Martin L. Meltz grad student 1964-1969 Rochester
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Roots R, Okada S. (1972) Protection of DNA molecules of cultured mammalian cells from radiation-induced single-strand scissions by various alcohols and SH compounds. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 21: 329-342
Meltz ML, Okada S. (1971) Increased hybridization of RNA synthesized immediately after irradiation in cultured L5178Y mouse leukaemic cells. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 19: 287-292
Meltz M, Okada S. (1971) Characterization of the Rapidly Labeled Hybridizable RNA Synthesized in L5178Y Mouse Leukemic Cells: Hybridization Lifetime Studies Biophysical Journal. 11: 582-595
Doida Y, Okada S. (1967) Determination of switching-off and switching-on time of overall nuclear RNA synthesis. Nature. 216: 272-273
Lehnert SM, Okada S. (1966) Effect of irradiation on DNA-synthesis in the regenerating livers of rats. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 10: 601-608
Lehnert S, Okada S. (1965) Cesium chloride density-gradient studies of nuclear proteins. Studies with control and irradiated nuclei. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 109: 557-567
Lehnert S, Okada S. (1964) Nucleoprotein Changes In Regenerating Liver Nuclei After X-Irradiation. International Journal of Radiation Biology. 8: 75-83
Lehnert SM, Okada S. (1963) Nuclear Factors involved in the Radiation-induced Depression of DNA Synthesis of Deoxyribonucleic Acid Nature. 199: 1108-1109
Lehnert SM, Okada S. (1962) DNA-synthesis in Nuclei Isolated from Regenerating Rat Liver after Whole-body Irradiation International Journal of Radiation Biology. 5: 323-329
Wheeler CM, Okada S. (1961) Effect of irradiation of the primer DNA on the incorporation of precursors International Journal of Radiation Biology. 3: 23-27
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