Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Effects of 800-MHz electromagnetic radiation on body weight, activity, hematopoiesis and life span in mice med./bio.

Published in: Health Phys 1971; 20 (4): 421-424

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate possible acute and chronic effects of 800 MHz radio frequency whole-body exposure on mice acting as an mammalian model system.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 800 MHz
Exposure duration: 2 h/day, 5 day/week for 35 weeks

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 800 MHz
Exposure duration 2 h/day, 5 day/week for 35 weeks
Exposure setup
Exposure source
  • waveguide
  • 9.75 x 4.875, 10ft long in TE10 mode, closed at both ends
Setup 12 compartment acrylic resin plastic restraining cage inside the waveguide
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 43 mW/cm² mean - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Under the exposure conditions used in this study no detrimal effects could be detected in the investigated parameters.

Study character:

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