Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Effect of amplitude modulated RF radiation on calcium ion efflux and ODC activity in chronically exposed rat brain med./bio.

Published in: Indian J Biochem Biophys 1999; 36 (5): 337-340

Aim of study (acc. to editor)

To study the effect of amplitude modulated radiofrequency radiation on calcium ion efflux and ODC (ornithine decarboxylase) activity in chronically exposed rat brain.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 112 MHz
Modulation type: AM
Exposure duration: 2 h/day for 35 days

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 112 MHz
Exposure duration 2 h/day for 35 days
Modulation type AM
Modulation frequency 16 Hz
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Chamber Plexiglas cages 32 cm x 10 cm x 9 cm
Sham exposure A sham exposure was conducted.
Additional info long axis parallel to the electric component.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
power density 1 mW/cm² - - - -
SAR 0.75 W/kg - - - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

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

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

Exposed rats showed a significant increase in the activity of ODC and an enhanced calcium efflux.

Study character:

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