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General Physiology and Biophysics Vol.30, No.1, p.84–89, 2011

Title: 900 MHz pulse-modulated radiofrequency radiation induces oxidative stress on heart, lung, testis and liver tissue
Author: Meric A. Esmekaya, Cigdem Ozer, Nesrin Seyhan

Abstract: Oxidative stress may affect many cellular and physiological processes including gene expression, cell growth, and cell death. In the recent study, we aimed to investigate whether 900 MHz pulse-modulated radiofrequency (RF) fields induce oxidative damage on lung, heart and liver tissues. We assessed oxidative damage by investigating lipid peroxidation (malondialdehyde, MDA), nitric oxide (NOx) and glutathione (GSH) levels which are the indicators of tissue toxicity. A total of 30 male Wistar albino rats were used in this study. Rats were divided randomly into three groups; control group (n = 10), sham group (device off, n = 10) and 900 MHz pulsed-modulated RF radiation group (n = 10). The RF rats were exposed to 900 MHz pulsed modulated RF radiation at a specific absorption rate (SAR) level of 1.20 W/kg 20 min/day for three weeks. MDA and NOx levels were increased significantly in liver, lung, testis and heart tissues of the exposed group compared to sham and control groups (p 

Keywords: Radiofrequency radiation — Oxidative stress — Malondialdehyde — Glutathione — Nitric oxide
Year: 2011, Volume: 30, Issue: 1 Page From: 84, Page To: 89

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