Extremely low frequency magnetic field modulates the level of neurotransmitters.
Published in: Korean J Physiol Pharmacol 2015; 19 (1): 15-20
Aim of study (acc. to author)
continuous for 2 days
a pair of
Helmholtz coils embedded in an open rectangular frame (140x85x70 cm 3), with each coil having 200 turns of an insulated soft copper wire with a diameter of 1 mm; each winding was split, allowing the current to flow in the same direction through each half of the winding (field adding); non- magnetic cage was placed at the center; temperature was 25±2°C
sham exposure was conducted.
continuous for 5 days
molecular biosynthesis: level of biogenic amine neurotransmitters ( norepinephrine, vanillylmandelic acid, serotonin, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid, dopamine, 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid, homovanillic acid) and amino acid neurotransmitters ( aspartic acid, glutamate, glutamine, glycine, taurine, tyrosine, gamma aminobutyric acid) ( high performance liquid chromatography) and nitric oxide ( spectrophotometry) in the investigated brain regions ( cerebellum, cortex, hippocampus, thalamus and striatum)
endocrine changes: see " molecular biosynthesis" effects on the
neurological system: see " molecular biosynthesis"
Investigated organ system:
Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
Study funded by
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Korea
National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea
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