Effect of WiFi waves (2.45 GHz) on aminotransaminases(ALP, ALT and AST) in liver of rat

Mehdi Pooladi, Alireza Montzeri, Niloofar Nazarian, Bita Taghizadeh, Mohsen Odoumizadeh



Different disorders and diseases are associated with liver thus liver enzymes are commonly evaluated. Amino transaminases are among the most important enzymes in the liver, which their serum levels can indicate liver’s health or abnormality. Environmental stimuli including electromagnetic field affect different cells and organs in the body including the liver. WiFi networks are among the most common inducers of electromagnetic field. In the present study, serum levels of three liver aminotransaminases including Alkaline phosphatase (ALP), Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) are assessed and histopathological evaluations are performed for four weeks in six groups of mice following WiFi2.45GHz exposure. Then, we have analyzed the data (t-test and one-way ANOVA; P<0.05). Our results show that amino transaminase levels are changed following WiFi2.45GHz exposure compared to control group and that these changes are increased with time. Respectively, AST, ALT and ALP levels showed 11.38%, 18.63%, and 4.85% increase on average, during these four weeks of the experiment. ALT and AST sustain more changes compared to the ALP in the liver. Electromagnetic induction is related to AST, ALP and ALT catabolism. The WiFi exposure time is an important factor that affects the maximum amount of absorbed electromagnetic energy in a specific period.


Health, Lab, Biomedical

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