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To investigate the effect of a prenatal GSM mobile phone exposure on the developing hippocampus.
Pregnant mice were exposed and after delivery their offspring were exposed. A sham exposure group was kept in the same conditions but without exposure. At the 21st day after birth five female offspring from each group were sacrificed.
|ばく露時間||12 hr/day for 19 - 20 days (gestation period) + 20 days after birth (female offspring only)|
|Repetition frequency||217 Hz|
GSM phone in standby mode for 1 h and 45 min, in talking mode for 15 min
|ばく露装置の詳細||external antenna placed under the cage|
|Sham exposure||A sham exposure was conducted.|
No significant difference in the number of pyramidal cells in the Cornu Ammonis of the hippocampus was found between the sham exposed group and the exposure group.
No effects of prenatal GSM mobile phone exposure on the development of the hippocampus were found.