Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Influence of 2.45 GHz microwave radiation on enzyme activity med./bio.

Published in: Radiat Environ Biophys 1981; 19 (2): 149-156

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To determine the effect of microwave exposure on the activity of two commercially available enzymes (acetylcholinesterase and creatine phosphokinase) under controlled thermal conditions at different specific absorption rates.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 2.45 GHz
Exposure duration: continuous for 10 min

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 2.45 GHz
Exposure duration continuous for 10 min
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup tube with cells positioned in the waveguide
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
SAR 1 mW/g - measured - -
SAR 10 mW/g - measured - -
SAR 50 mW/g - measured - -
SAR 100 mW/g - measured - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • during exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Under controlled constant thermal conditions the activity of both enzymes was not affected by microwave exposure in vitro.

Study character:

Study funded by

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