Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Effects of ELF-EMF on brain proteins in mice. med./bio.

Published in: Electromagn Biol Med 2009; 28 (1): 96-104

Aim of study (acc. to editor)

To study the effects of low frequency electromagnetic field exposure on levels of c-Jun and c-Fos in mouse brain.

Background/further details

15 days old female mice and 20 days old male mice of one litter were investigated.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 50 Hz
Exposure duration: continuous for 4 days

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 50 Hz
Type
Exposure duration continuous for 4 days
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup cylindrical coil
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
magnetic flux density 2 mT maximum - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Investigated organ system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The data showed that the levels of c-Fos in the brain of mice exposed to the magnetic field were not changed after exposure (except of a significant decrease in the left hemisphere of male mice). The levels of c-Jun decreased both for males and females.

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