Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Micronuclei in the peripheral blood and bone marrow cells of rats exposed to 2450 MHz radiofrequency radiation. med./bio.

Published in: Int J Radiat Biol 2001; 77 (11): 1109-1115

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To determine the incidence of micronuclei in peripheral blood and bone marrow cells of rats exposed to 2450 MHz continuous wave radiofrequency radiation (24h).

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 2,450 MHz
Modulation type: CW
Exposure duration: continuous for 24 h

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 2,450 MHz
Type
Charakteristic
  • guided field
Polarization
  • circular
Exposure duration continuous for 24 h
Modulation
Modulation type CW
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Setup Rats were placed in separate Plexiglas cages, each placed in a separate cylindrical wire mesh waveguide [Guy et al., 1979].
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Additional info Control rats were kept in a holding cage at the far end of the exposure room and were injected i.p. with MMC at the end of the exposure period.
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 200 W/m² - - - nominal
SAR 12 W/kg mean estimated whole body nominal

Reference articles

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Investigated organ system:
Time of investigation:
  • during exposure
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

There was no evidence for the induction of micronuclei in peripheral blood and bone marrow cells of rats exposed 24h to 2450 MHz continuous wave radiofrequency radiation.

Study character:

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