Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Proces ›› 2017, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (1): 10203-010203.doi: 10.11889/j.1000-3436.2017.rrj.35.010203

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Effect of wide-band electromagnetic pulses on the reproductive system of rat and subsequent recovery

LIU He, LEI Mingjia, ZHANG Jie, QI Hongxing, WANG Xianghui   

  1. Institute of biophysics, Department of physics and Materials Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China
  • Received:2016-11-25 Revised:2017-01-06 Online:2017-02-20 Published:2017-02-20
  • Supported by:

    Supported by National Basic Research Program of China (2011CB503701),and National Natural Science Foundation of China (31600675)


The testosterone, superoxide dismutase (SOD), malondialdehyde (MDA), and acrosin activity were measured by ELISA. The cell apoptosis of testicular was observed by TUNEL. The sperm motility was analyzed by CASA. The results showed that the harms caused by W-EMP exposure, and the subsequent recovery were dependent on the intensity and pulse number of W-EMP. With the increase of electric intensity and pulse number the impact of W-EMP exposure increased, which leaded to a slower recovery rate. The results indicates that compared with the pulse number, the electric intensity in present work has much stronger impact on the reproductive system.

Key words: Wide-band electromagnetic pulse, Reproductive system, Sperm motility, Serum testosterone, Acrosin

CLC Number: 

  • TL71