EMF Health-effects Research

Effects of low level 2.45 GHz microwave radiation on Ca2+ efflux and ODC activity in chronically exposed developing rat brain.

Paul Raj R, Behari J. Rao AR

Presented at the National Seminar on Low-level Electromagnetic Field Phenomena in Biological Systems. New Delhi, India, February, 1999

Developing rats were exposed to 2.45 GHz microwaves (2 hrs per day for 35 days at 0.334 mW/cm2).

A 1.5 fold increase in brain ODC was observed in the exposed group compared to control. An increase in calcium efflux was also observed in forebrain tissue after chronic microwave exposure.

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