Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Sinusoidal 50 Hz magnetic fields do not affect structural morphology and proliferation of human cells in vitro. med./bio.

Published in: Histol Histopathol 2001; 16 (3): 719-726

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate the effects of a sinusoidal, extremely low frequency magnetic field on cell proliferation and cell morphology in human normal and cancer cells in vitro.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 50 Hz
Exposure duration: 24, 48, 72, 96 h

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 50 Hz
Type
Waveform
Exposure duration 24, 48, 72, 96 h
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Chamber thermostatic walk-in chamber 3,5 x 3 x 2,8 m
Setup 2 sets of 4 pairs of vertically arranged rectangular coils (spacing 320-250-320 mm)
Additional info coils 900x700mm wound on PVC frame, 50 turns external , 25 turns internal
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
magnetic flux density 500 µT maximum - - -
magnetic flux density 20 µT minimum - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

No statistical significant difference between sinusoidal magnetic field exposed group and control group was observed in any investigated parameter.

Study character:

Study funded by

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