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Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields : Sources and Mechanisms - David O. Carpenter

Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields

Sources and Mechanisms

By: David O. Carpenter (Editor), Sinerik N. Ayrapetyan (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1994
ISBN: 9780121602611
Number Of Pages: 369

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Recent concerns over the possible hazards of electrical and magnetic fields in the home and workplace are comprehensively addressed within this book. The chapters contain detailed research on the biological effects of electric and magnetic fields, and evidence for and against any interaction of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and biological systems.
The two volumes cover:
* The relative risk of exposure to EMFs
* Putative behavioral and neural effects of EMFs
* EMF effects on cells

Exposure to and Mechanisms of Actions of Electric and Magnetic Fields
Sources and Characteristics of Electromagnetic Fields in the Environment
Radiofrequency Radiation in the Environment: Sources, Exposure Standards, and Related Issues
The Thermal Noise Limit for Threshold Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields in Biological Systems
The Influence of Electromagnetic Fields on Biologic and Model Membranes
Electric Activation of Membrane Enzymes: Cellular Transduction of High- and Low-Level Periodic Signals
Direct Current Magnetic Fields: Mechanisms of Action
Physiological Effects of Magnetic Fields May Be Mediated Through Actions on the State of Calcium Ions in Solution
Behavioral and Neural Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields
Non-Ionizing Radiation and Neuroscience
Effects of Magnetic and Electric Fields in Invertebrates and Lower Vertebrates
Detection of and Receptors for Magnetic Fields in Birds
The Pineal Gland and Melantonin Synthesis: Their Responses to Manipulations of Static Magnetic Fields
Neuroendocrine Responses to Electric and Magnetic Fields
Behavioral Effects of Electromagnetic Fields in Animals
Phasic Behavioral and Endocrine Effects of Microwaves of Non-Thermal Intensity
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ISBN: 9780121602611
ISBN-10: 0121602613
Series: Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 369
Published: 1st June 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.82  x 2.21
Weight (kg): 0.7