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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

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The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
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Fiziol. Zh. 2012; 58(3): 85-94

Evaluation of biological effects and possible mechanisms of action of static magnetic field

Chekhun VF, Demash DV, Nalieskina LA.

    R.E. Kavetsky institute of experimental pathology,oncology and radiobiology, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine


Modern views on mechanisms of interaction between static magnetic feld and cells or cellular structures are reviewed. An analysis of the data about possible biotropic effects of this factor was performed. The emphasis was put on the analysis of the studies in which moderate (0.1–1 T) static magnetic felds were used, because such felds are used for targeted delivery of magnetosensitive nanocomposites in development of new strategies in target therapy of patients with malignant neoplasms. Based on available data it was concluded that the primary cause of changes in cells after incubation in external static magnetic feld is disruption of free radical metabolism and elevation of their concentration. Such disruption causes oxidative stress, and, as a result, damages ion channels, leading to changes in cell morphology and expression of different genes and proteins, and also changes in apoptosis and proliferation.

Keywords: постоянное магнитное поле, свободно-радикальные процессы, кальций, ионные каналы.


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