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Main Title Assessment of Immune Function Development in Mice Irradiated in Utero with 2450-MHz Microwaves.
Author Smialowicz, R. J. ; Riddle, M. M. ; Rogers, R. R. ; Stott, G. A. ;
CORP Author Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-600/J-82-311;
Stock Number PB83-193706
Additional Subjects Radiation effects ; Microwaves ; Assessments ; Mice ; Pregnancy ; Reprints ; Immune responses
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB83-193706 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 8p
Groups of time-bred pregnant mice were irradiated with 2450-MHz microwaves at an incident power density of 28 mW/sq. cm. for 100 min daily from day 6 to day 18 of pregnancy. The average specific absorption rate (SAR) was 16.5 W/kg. Two experiments were performed under these conditions. At 3 and 6 weeks of age the mice were assessed for development of the primary immune response to sheep erythrocytes, in vitro mitogenstimulated lymphocyte proliferation, and natural killer (NK) cell activity. No consistent significant difference in the primary immune response, in the mitogen response, or in the NK cell activity was observed between irradiated and sham-irradiated mice.