Effects of Extremely Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields on Neurogenesis and Cognitive Behavior in an Experimental Model of Hippocampal Injury
Published in: Behav Neurol 2017; 2017: 9194261
Aim of study (acc. to author)
animals were exposed in a plastic cage inside the center of a cylinder surrounded by solenoids
solenoids were connected to an AC power generator; each solenoid was made of a 380 turn- coil (diameter 19 cm and length 17.5 cm) and a long magnetic wire twisted around a Plexiglass cylinder; temperature was measured and controlled with an external temperature sensor to minimize temperature changes
sham exposure was conducted.
a similar setup was placed in an
EMF-protected container for the control group
Investigated organ system:
Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
Study funded by
University of Tehran, Iran
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