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Improvement of Antioxidative Defense of Cells Exposed to Radio Frequencies by a Nanotechnology Device
Journal of Biomaterials
Volume 2, Issue 1, June 2018, Pages: 20-23
Received: Jul. 31, 2018; Accepted: Aug. 19, 2018; Published: Oct. 4, 2018
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Benedetti Stefania, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology (IEMEST), Palermo, Italy
Degrassi Cristina, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology (IEMEST), Palermo, Italy
De Martino Angelo, Department of Biology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Beninati Simone, Department of Biology, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Cappello Francesco, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology (IEMEST), Palermo, Italy
Bonivento Paolo, Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology (IEMEST), Palermo, Italy
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Transfer of an electromagnetic activity from a complex biological system, to another complex system is present both in current life and in quantum physics studies. Chlorophyll photosynthesis, is a typical model of an interaction between electromagnetic fields, deriving from solar energy and elements of a biochemical nature, the chlorophyll, responsible for the energy production, as a process deriving from chemical transformation. The following report presents a series of evidences, collected by means of various experimental approaches, aimed at demonstrating that by inducing the electromagnetic activity of an active substance on an electric field in stationary conditions, a quantum variation of the electric field can be obtained. Such electric field, is transferred to a support of fluorescent nanocrystals called "Quantum Dots", whose electronic structure is suitable to maintain the starting quantum characteristics stable. The application of patches containing the aforementioned nanocrystals, on two biological models: Saccharomyces cerevisiae colonies and Pisum sativum plants, exposed to the irradiation of specific routers, showed a protective activity of these patches, evidenced by a regular increase in antioxidative defense and cell proliferation. The results reported in this research suggest the possibility of application of patchs supporting fluorescent nanocrystals as an effective defense against the production of reactive oxygen species.
Nanocrystals, Quantum Dots, Electromagnetic Field, Pisum sativum, Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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Benedetti Stefania, Degrassi Cristina, De Martino Angelo, Beninati Simone, Cappello Francesco, Bonivento Paolo, Improvement of Antioxidative Defense of Cells Exposed to Radio Frequencies by a Nanotechnology Device, Journal of Biomaterials. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, pp. 20-23. doi: 10.11648/j.jb.20180201.15
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