Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

The influence of differently polarised microwave radiation on chromatin in human cells. med./bio.

Published in: Int J Radiat Biol 2009; 85 (4): 322-329

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To study the possible biological effects of differently polarised microwave irradiation on the chromatin state in human cells.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 35 GHz
Exposure duration: continuous for 10 s

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 35 GHz
Exposure duration continuous for 10 s
Additional info or circular polarization
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Distance between exposed object and exposure source 10 cm
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 30 µW/cm² - - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The data demonstrated important biological effects of monochromatic microwave irradiation at 35 GHz: Low-level microwave irradiation induced chromatin condensation in human cells and damages of cell membranes.

Study character:

Study funded by

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