Using model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae to evaluate the effects of ELF-MF and RF-EMF exposure on global gene expression.
Published in: Bioelectromagnetics 2012; 33 (7): 550-560
Aim of study (acc. to author)
continuous for 6 h
, 5 min "on" - 10 min "off" for 6 h
average over time
(in the lowest 8 µm of the SAR:
Petri dish bottom)
three groups of 36 cm x 36 cm square
copper coils placed inside a CO 2 incubator; upper, middle and lower coils connected in series and spaced 8 cm apart; coil system placed inside an iron container with ventilation holes; magnetic field uniform in a 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm area in the center of the coil system, where the 100 mm Petri dishes were placed
sham exposure was conducted.
average over time
in the lowest 8 µm of the
Petri dish bottom
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Study funded by
National Basic Research Program (Program 973), China
National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC), China
Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Foundation, China
Ministry of Education, China
Zhejiang University's K.P. Chao's Hi Tech Foundation for Scholars and Scientists, China
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