Campbell Biology: Concepts & Connections (9th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13429-601-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13429-601-2

Chapter 2 - Review: 17

Answer

C) The energy emitted by radioactive isotopes can cause molecular damage in cells.

Work Step by Step

Decaying radioactive atoms release energy that is harmful to cell structures, causing damage to cellular DNA, which in turn causes mutations.
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