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FGF In-vivo Studies

Titel: Replication Study on the Life-long exposure to a GSM-like signal on the Lifetime of Female Sprague-Dawley Rats.
Principle Investigator: PD Dr. Christian Bartsch
Institution:

Medizinisch-naturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum und Interfakultäres Institut für Biochemie, Universität Tübingen

Duration:

2005 –2009 (Teilförderung durch die FGF ab Januar 2007)

Final Report :

in preparation

Publication
(nicht "peer reviewed"):
Wirkung chronischer GSM-ähnlicher Befeldung auf die Lebenszeit weiblicher Sprague-Dawley Ratten - eine Wiederholungsstudie (FGF-Newsletter 4/2009) deutsch
Publication
("peer reviewed"):

Bartsch, H., Küpper, H., Scheuerlen, U., Deerberg, F., Seebald, E., Herget, I., Dietz, K., Lehmann, H., Mecke, D., Probst, H., Stehle, T., Bartsch, C.: Life-long exposure to a GSM-like signal (mobile phone) shortened survival of female rats during 2002-2008: a solar cycle-related phenomenon? (in preparation)


Title:
    Experimental Study on Potential Interactions of the 3rd Generation
    Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS) with Biological Systems
    for the Health Risk Assessment of Humans

Principle Investigators: 1 Dr. Buschmann (Biologie)
2 Prof. Hansen, Prof. Chaloupka (Exposition)
Institution: 1 Fraunhofer ITA (Fraunhofer Institut für Toxikologie und Aerosolforschung), Hannover
2 Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Lehrstuhl für Elektrotechnik
Duration: 2002 - 2009
Final Reports : Project Part 1
Project Part 2
Project Part 3
Publication
("peer reviewed"):
"A generic UMTS test signal for RF bio-electromagnetic studies."
Ndoumbè Mbonjo Mbonjo, H., Streckert, J.; Bitz, A.; Hansen, V.; Glasmachers, A.; Gencol, S.; Rozic, D.: Bioelectromagnetics, Vol. 21, No. 6, 2004, pp. 415-425, Abstract PubMed

Titel: Effects of Pulsed High Frequency EMF (900 MHz, 217 Hz Pulse Modulation) on Subset Physiological Parameters in Rats:
Investigation of Effects of a Second, Higher Power Flux Density (approx. 60 W/m²) during Pregnancy on the Offspring

Principle Investigator:
1 Dr. Buschmann (Biology)
2 Prof. Hansen, Prof. Chaloupka (Exposure)
Institution:
1 Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research (ITA), Hanover, Germany
2 Chair of High Frequency Engineering, Bergische Universitaet Gesamthochschule Wuppertal, Germany
Duration:
1999 - 2000
Abstract:
Not yet available
Factsheet:
Download (pdf, 265 KB)
Final reports:
Download (Biologie) (pdf, 178 KB)
Download (Exposure 1) (pdf 105 KB)
Download (Exposure 2) (pdf, 1,1 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):

FGF Newsletter, December 2001 (pdf, 96 KB)

Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"RF Exposure of Biological Systems in Radial Waveguides."
Hansen, V.; Bitz, A.; Streckert, J. in: IEEE Transactions EMC, Vol. 41, No. 4, 1999, pp. 487-493.

Abstract

Other sources:
WHO-Database

Title: Influence of weak Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (383 MHz, 900 MHz and 1.8 GHz) on the Melatonin-Synthesis and Reproductive Functions of Male Djungarian Hamsters.
Principle Investigator: 1 Professor Lerchl
2 Prof. Hansen (Exposition)
Institution: 1 Institute of Reproductive Medicine, University of Muenster, Germany
2 Chair of High Frequency Engineering, Universitiy of Wuppertal, Germany
Duration: 1997 - 1999
Final Reports: Download (Examinations at 1800 MHz) flag german
Examinations at 900 MHz, see peer-reviewed Publication
Download (Examinations at 383 MHz) flag german
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):
FGF Newsletter, December 2000
Publications
("peer reviewed"):

"RF Exposure of Biological Systems in Radial Waveguides." Hansen, V.; Bitz, A.; Streckert, J. in: IEEE Transactions EMC, Vol. 41, No. 4, 1999, pp. 487-493
Abstract

Effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields at nonthermal SAR values on melatonin and body weight of Djungarian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus) J Pineal Res 2008; 44 (3): 267 - 272
Abstract

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WHO-Database

Titel: Influence of weak Radio Frequency Fields (50 Hz and 16 2/3 Hz) on the Melatonin-Synthesis of Male Djungarian Hamsters
Principle Investigator:
Dr. Lerchl
Institution:
Institute of Reproductive Medicine, University of Muenster, Germany
Duration:
1997 - 1999
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 868 KB)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"Growth retardation, testicular stimulation, and increased melatonin synthesis by weak magnetic fields (50 Hz) in Djungarian hamsters, Phodopus sungorus."
Niehaus, M.; Brüggemeyer, H.; Behre, H. M.; Lerchl, A. in: Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., Vol. 234, 1997, pp. 707-711.

Abstract PubMed

"Direct suppressive effects of weak magnetic fields (50 Hz and 16 2/3 Hz) on melatonin synthesis in the pineal gland of Djungarian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus)"
Brendel, H.; Niehaus, M.; Lerchl, A. in: J. Pineal Res., 29 (4), 2000, pp. 228-233.

Abstract PubMed

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WHO-Database
EMF-Portal

Titel: Review/Evaluation of a Study on the Influence of Electromagnetic Fields (900 MHz) on the Promotion of Cancer in Mice
Provision of Pathology Tables for the Study on the Influence of Electromagnetic Fields (900 MHz) on the Promotion of Cancer in Mice

Principle Investigator:
Dr. Ernst
Institution:
Department of Pathology, Fraunhofer-Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research (ITA), Hanover, Germany
Duration:
1998
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
Download (pdf, 116 KB)
Other sources:
WHO-Database

Titel: Influence of Electromagnetic Fields (900 MHz) on the Promotion of Cancer in Mice and
Determination of the SAR-Distribution in Mice within an Exposure System
Principle Investigator:
1 Prof. Juutilainen
2 Dr. Pitkäaho
Institution:
1 Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
2 VTT Information Technology, Espoo, Finnland
Duration:
1997 - 1998
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final Report:
See "peer reviewed" Publications
Download (Exposition)
Publication
("peer reviewed"):

"Chronic exposure to 50 Hz magnetic fields or 900 MHz electromagnetic fields does not alter nocturnal 6-hydroxymelatonin sulphate secretion in CBA/S mice."
Heikkinen, P.; Kumlin, T.; Laitinen, J. T.; Komulainen, H.; Juutilainen in: Electro- and Magnetobiology, 18, 1999, pp. 33-42.

"Effects of Mobile Phone Radiation on X-Ray-Induced Tumorigenesis in Mice."
Heikkinen, P.; Kosma, V.-M.; Hongisto, T.; Huuskonen, H.; Hyysalo, P.; Komulainen, H.; Kumlin, T.; Lahtinen, T.; Lang, S.; Puranen, L.; Juutilainen, J. in: Radiation Research, 156, 2001, pp. 775-785.
Abstract PubMed

"Effects of 50 Hz magnetic fields on cancer induced by ionising radiation in mice."
Heikkinen, P.; Kosma, V.-M.; Huuskonen, H.; Komulainen, H.; Kumlin, T.; Penttilä, I.; Väänänen, A.; Juutilainen, J. in: Int J Radiat Biol, 77, 2001, pp. 483-495.
Abstract PubMed

Other sources:
WHO-Database
WHO-Database (Exposition)
EMF-Portal (Publication Mobile Phone Radiation)
EMF-Portal (Publication 50 Hz)

Titel: Effects of Pulsed Radio Frequency EMF Exposure during Pregnancy on the Offspring of Rats
Principle Investigator:
Dr. Buschmann (Biology) 1
Dr. Bornkessel, Prof. Wolff (Exposure) 2
Institution:
1 Fraunhofer Institute of Toxicology and Aerosol Research (ITA), Hanover, Germany
2 Institute for Mobile and Satellite Communication Techniques (IMST) GmbH, Kamp-Lintfort, Germany
Duration:
1996 - 1998
Factsheet:
Download (pdf, 600 KB)
Abstract:
Not yet available
Final report:
Download (Biology) (pdf, 149 KB)
Download (Exposure) (pdf, 1,1 MB)
Publication
(not "peer reviewed"):

FGF Newsletter, Dezember 1998 (pdf, 114 KB)

"Untersuchung der Auswirkungen gepulster hochfrequenter Felder auf ausgewählte physiologische Parameter von Ratten."
Buschmann, J.; Bornkessel, C. in: Umweltmedizin Forschung Praxis, Vol. 3, 1998, S. 247
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