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  • 1 Water Research Institute Nábr. arm. gen. L. Svobodu 5 812 49 Bratislava (Czechoslovakia)
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The present review deals with the radiation chemistry of dilute aqueous solutions of organic substances emphasizing the possibility of use of high energy radiation in wastewater treatment. Effects of radiation on biodegradability, toxicity to water organisms and changes in molecules of solutes showing resistance to biochemical degradation and toxicity to water organisms are discussed.