Histological and Antioxidant Effect of different phone waves on the liver and kidney of male rats

  • Nuha Sh. Ali Department of Basic Science, Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Qadisyah University, Iraq
  • Haidar Alsaedi Department of Basic Science, Faculty of Dentistry, Al-Qadisyah University, Iraq

Abstract

There is tremendous concern about the potential harmful effects of cell phone microwaves. The results are contradictory. However, the effects of these waves on the body have been reported. In this study, the effect of cellular microwaves on sperm parameters and total antioxidant capacity in relation to the duration of exposure and frequency of these waves were studied. This experimental study was conducted on male Sprague Dawley rats (150-200 g). The animals were randomly assigned to three groups (n = 18). Group 1 Natural control rat were fed to standard laboratory feeding Animals for 14 days. Group 2 animals were exposed to cell phone receiver stimulated waves (915 MHz frequency) for 14 days, and Group 3 animals were exposed to simulated waves of a cell phone antenna (950 MHz frequency) for 14 days. The results indicated that the total antioxidant capacity in all exposure groups decreased significantly compared with the control group (P <0.05). Increased exposure time within two weeks caused a statistically significant decrease in sperm motility and mobility (P <0.05).Effect of phone waves on liver and kidney of male Sprague Dawley rat. The study of pathological anatomy revealed a clear and appropriate deviation. These results found blood enzymes such as amino-aspartase transferase (AST), amino amines (ALT), and creatinine levels. The results showed no significant changes in both liver and kidney physiological functions. Malondialdehyde level (MDA) and total antioxidant contents were performed. The level of glutathione (GST), superoxide dismutase (SOD) was in normal ranges. Exposure to cell phone waves can reduce sperm movement and mobility in rats. These waves can also reduce the total antioxidant capacity in rats and lead to oxidative stress.

Keywords: phone waves, Histopathological, Free radicals, Antioxidants

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2019-11-12
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Nuha Sh. Ali, & Haidar Alsaedi. (2019). Histological and Antioxidant Effect of different phone waves on the liver and kidney of male rats. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(4), 3554-3559. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v10i4.1731
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