[The radioprotective effect of riboxine (inosine)]

Radiobiologiia. 1989 Sep-Oct;29(5):707-9.
[Article in Russian]


In experiments with mice subjected to whole-body X-irradiation a radioprotective effect of riboxine (inosine) was demonstrated. The observed effect may be attributed to the ability of the preparation to interfere with the cyclic nucleotide metabolism.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Inosine / therapeutic use*
  • Mice
  • Radiation Injuries, Experimental / prevention & control*
  • Radiation-Protective Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Whole-Body Irradiation


  • Radiation-Protective Agents
  • Inosine