Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Lethal effect of electromagnetic radiation of the millimeter wavelength range on cell cultures of chicken embryo. med./bio.

Published in: Dokl Biochem Biophys 2001; 377: 94-95
Journal partially peer-reviewed/unclear

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To study the effects of millimeter wavelength range electromagnetic waves on the survival rate and the mitotic cycle in cell culture.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 53.534 GHz
Exposure duration: 8 min
Exposure 2: 40–90 GHz
Exposure duration: 8 min

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 53.534 GHz
Type
Exposure duration 8 min
Additional info +/- 0.05 GHz.
Modulation
Modulation type unspecified
Exposure setup
Exposure source
  • physiotherapeutical apparatus yavs
Setup Vails with cell cultures were placed directly under the electromagnetic wave feedhorn of the generator
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 100 W/m² maximum - - output power density of yav

Exposure 2

Main characteristics
Frequency 40–90 GHz
Type
Exposure duration 8 min
Modulation
Modulation type unspecified
Exposure setup
Exposure source
  • Artsakh-2ShG
Setup Vails with cell cultures were placed directly under the electromagnetic wave feedhorn of the generator
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 100 mW/cm² maximum - - -
power density 50 µW/cm² minimum - - 0.1 mW/cm², 1.0 mW/cm², 10.0 mW/cm²

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Exposure to millimeter wavelength range elctromagnetic waves (mm-EMWs) more intense than 10mW/cm² induced death of chicken embryo cell culture.

Study character:

Study funded by