A sailor on a nuclear-powered submarine is seen by a physici

A sailor on a nuclear-powered submarine is seen by a physician after a breach in the reactor contain… Show more A sailor on a nuclear-powered submarine is seen by a physician after a breach in the reactor containment system. Physical examination is unremarkable, but the patient subsequently develops profound pancytopenia. His hemoglobin is 7.8 g/dL, WBC count is 900/mL, and platelet count is 20,000/mL. It is estimated that the sailor received approximately 300 cGy of total-body radiation. (A lethal dose of radiation is approximately 900-1000 cGy.) What substance, formed through the radiolysis of water, killed cells in this patient’s bone marrow by interacting with proteins, lipids, and DNA? Question options: A) Hydrogen peroxide B) Nitric oxide C) Hydroxyl radicals D) Superoxide anion • Show less

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