EMF Health-effects Research

The effect of 2450 MHz microwave radiation on the ultrastructure of snail neurons

Arber SL, Neilly JP, Lin JC, Kriho V.

Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR. 18(4):243-9. 1986

An electron microscopical study of snail neurons was undertaken to verify whether any ultrastructural alterations accompany microwave-induced electrophysiological changes observed in these neurons. Subesophageal ganglia from Helix aspersa snails were exposed to 2450 MHz microwave radiation in vitro at SAR 12.9 mW/g for 60 minutes. It was found that exposure at 21 degrees C causes minor changes in Golgi complexes and slight swelling of the endoplasmic reticulum.

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