Polina Volkova Yu.
  • Research scientist, Russian Institute of Radiology and Agroecology
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • radiation biology
    radiation ecology
  • 1 Author merit

Lab information

Polina Volkova's Lab "Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Radiobiology"


1. Volkova Polina, Clement G., Makarenko E. et al. Metabolic Profiling of Gamma-Irradiated Barley Plants Identifies Reallocation of Nitrogen Metabolism and Metabolic Stress Response. Dose-Response. 2020. 18(1):1559325820914186.
2. Volkova P.Yu., Duarte G.T., Soubigou-Taconnat L. et al. Early response of barley embryos to low- and high-dose gamma-irradiation of seeds triggers changes in the transcriptional profile and an increase of hydrogen peroxide content in seedlings. 2019. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science.2019. doi: 10.1111/jac.12381
3. Duarte G.T., Volkova P.Yu., Geras'kin S.A. The response profile to chronic radiation exposure based on the transcriptome analysis of Scots pine from Chernobyl affected zone. 2019. Environmental Pollution. V. 250. P. 618-626. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.04.064
4. Geras’kin S., Volkova P., Vasiliyev D. et al. Scots pine as a promising indicator organism for biomonitoring of the polluted environment: A case study on chronically irradiated populations. 2019. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. V. 842. P. 3-13. doi: 10.1016/j.mrgentox.2018.12.011
5. Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A. ‘Omic’ technologies as a helpful tool in radioecological research. 2018. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. V. 189. P. 156-167
6. Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A., Horemans N. et al. Chronic radiation exposure as an ecological factor: hypermethylation and genetic differentiation in irradiated Scots pine populations. Environmental Pollution. 2018.V. 232. P. 105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.08.123
7. Volkova P.Yu., Geras'kin S.A., Kazakova E.A. Radiation exposure in the remote period after the Chernobyl accident caused oxidative stress and genetic effects in Scots pine populations. Scientific Reports. 2017. V. 7. 43009. doi: 10.1038/srep43009
8. Geras'kin S.A., Churyukin R.S., Volkova P.Yu. Radiation exposure of barley seeds can modify the early stages of plants' development. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 2017. V. 171. P. 71-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2017.06.008
9. Geras’kin S., Vasiliyev D., Makarenko E., Volkova P., Kuzmenkov A. Influence of long-term chronic exposure and weather conditions on Scots pine populations. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2017. V. 24(12). P. 11240-11253. doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8692-3
10. Geras’kin S.A., Dikareva N.S., Oudalova A.A., Vasil’ev D.V., Volkova P.Yu.The consequences of chronic radiation exposure of Scots pine in the remote period after the Chernobyl accident. Russian Journal of Ecology. 2016. V. 47(1). P. 25-37. doi:10.1134/S1067413616010057 (IF 0.497).
11. Kazakova E.A., Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A. Changes of the genetic structure in chronically irradiated scots pine populations. Ecological Genetics. 2017. V.15(2). P.50-61. doi:10.17816/ecogen15250-61 (in Russian).
12. Bitarishvili S.V., Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A. γ-irradiation of barley seeds and its effect on the phytohormonal status of seedlings. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology. 2018. 65(3). 446-454
13. Volkova P.Yu., Churyukin R.S., Geras’kin S.A. The influence of γ-irradiation of barley seeds on enzyme activities in seedlings. Radiation Biology. Radioecology. 2016. V. 56. № 2. P. 190-196. doi:10.7868/S0869803116020144 (in Russian).
14. Kazakova E.A., Volkova P.Yu., Geras’kin S.A. Pomelova D.O. Polymorphism of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in chronically irradiated Scots pine populations. Radiation Biology. Radioecology. 2015. V. 55. № 4. P.389-394. doi: 10.7868/S0869803115040049 (in Russian).
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