Charge Effects in Electromagnetic Stimulation of Biosynthesis
Exposure to low intensity non-ionizing radiation has been linked to a number of significant biological effects, both clinically beneficial (e.g., acceleration of bone fracture healing in cases of non-unions ) and potentially harmful (e.g., epidemiological studies showing an increased risk of childhood leukemia [2, 3]). Studies of the stimulation of biosynthesis in cells by electromagnetic fields have demonstrated the presence of signal-specific proteins , and have also shown that the intensity thresholds for affecting biosynthesis are different at different frequencies . The effects of electromagnetic stimulation on biosynthesis provide detailed information that is important in unraveling the mechanism of action of electromagnetism on fundamental cellular processes. A description of the mechanism at this level could serve as a basis for understanding the more complex effects of electromagnetism in living systems and eventually defining the effects at different levels of electromagnetic exposure.
KeywordsChildhood Leukemia Thermal Stimulus Molecular Weight Range Salivary Gland Cell Fundamental Cellular Process
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