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Exposure to extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields improves social recognition in male rats.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15327917     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of exposure to low-frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF EMFs) on social recognition was studied. The test was based upon a comparison between two encounters of an adult rat and a conspecific juvenile, separated by an interexposure interval (IEI). The exposure to ELF EMF of 1 mT intensity during 2 h for 9 days increased the duration of short-term memory of adult male Wistar rats up to 300 min. These data indicate, for the first time, that ELF EMF improves social recognition memory in rats.
Mario Vázquez-García; David Elías-Viñas; Gloria Reyes-Guerrero; Alejandro Domínguez-González; Leticia Verdugo-Díaz; Rosalinda Guevara-Guzmán
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physiology & behavior     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0031-9384     ISO Abbreviation:  Physiol. Behav.     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-08-25     Completed Date:  2004-12-20     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151504     Medline TA:  Physiol Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  685-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2004 Elsevier Inc.
Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Apdo. Postal 70250, México, D.F., 04510, Mexico.
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MeSH Terms
Electromagnetic Fields*
Motor Activity / radiation effects
Rats, Wistar
Recognition (Psychology) / radiation effects*
Social Behavior

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