Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

The effects of low level microwaves on the fluidity of photoreceptor cell membrane. med./bio.

Published in: Bioelectrochemistry 2002; 56 (1-2): 223-225

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To study the effects of low-power micowaves (2.45 GHz) on the membrane fluidity of rod photoreceptor cells.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 2.45 GHz
Modulation type: CW
Exposure duration: continuous; below 2 h

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 2.45 GHz
Type
Waveform
Exposure duration continuous; below 2 h
Modulation
Modulation type CW
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Chamber spectrofluormeter; cuvette holder
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 100 W/m² maximum - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

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

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Low level microwaves have small but significant effects on photoreceptor cell membranes.

Study character:

Study funded by

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