The Effects of 900 Megahertz Electromagnetic Field Applied in the Prenatal Period on Spinal Cord Morphology and Motor Behavior in Female Rat Pups

@article{Odac2013TheEO,
  title={The Effects of 900 Megahertz Electromagnetic Field Applied in the Prenatal Period on Spinal Cord Morphology and Motor Behavior in Female Rat Pups},
  author={Ersan Odacı and Ayşe Ikinci and Mehmet Yıldırım and Haydar Kaya and Metehan Akça and Hatice Hancı and Osman Fikret Sonmez and Ali Aslan and Mukadder Okuyan and Orhan Bas},
  journal={Neuroquantology},
  year={2013},
  volume={11}
}
This study investigated the effect of a 900 megahertz (MHz) electromagnetic field (EMF) applied in the prenatal period on the spinal cord and motor behavior of female rat pups. Beginning of the study, female Sprague Dawley rats (180–250 g) were left to mate with male rats. Rats identified as pregnant were then divided into control (n=3) and EMF groups (n=3). The EMF group was exposed to 1-h 900 MHz EMF daily between days 13 and 21 of pregnancy. At 21 days old, rat pups were removed from their… 

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