Novel ETV6-RUNX1 Mouse Model to Study the Role of ELF-MF in Childhood B-Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: a Pilot Study
Published in: Bioelectromagnetics 2019; 40 (5): 343-353
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50 Hz fundamental sinus signal plus harmonics to mimic a typical mains power signal
cages (21 × 28 × 15 cm) made of plastic without any metal component
Merritt coil system created a magnetic field with inhomogeneity less than ±5% in a exposure volume of 55 × 50 × 55 cm (w × d × h) for 12 cages; 2 additional larger field coils were placed outside the main field coils with opposite current flow for active stray field cancellation; the cages were mounted in a cage rack, which was supported independently from the field coils to prevent conduction of current‐ induced vibrations; no audible noise was detectable above the low background noise of the animal room
Control mice were maintained in the same racks in the same room, at a distance where the field of the
exposure system was decayed and only normal background levels of 0.25 μT were measured
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European Union (EU)/European Commission
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