Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics

, Volume 62, Issue 2, pp 297–303 | Cite as

Meridian is a Three-Dimensional Network from Bio-Electromagnetic Radiation Interference: An Interference Hypothesis of Meridian

Original Paper


An electromagnetic radiation field within a biological organism is characterized by non-local interference. The interfering beams form a unitary tridimensional network with beams of varying intensity, also called striae, which are distributed on the organism surface. These striae are equivalent to semi-reflectors. The striae carry bio-information of corresponding organs and, thus, integrate all tissues, and organs of the organism. The longitudinal striae are classified as channels, while the transverse striae are collaterals. The acupoints are seen as the points where electromagnetic interfering striae intersect or converge. This hypothesis builds a foundation to understand the traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, from the perspective of scientific knowledge.


Channels and collaterals Electromagnetic radiation Interference Hypothesis Traditional Chinese medicine 



The author thanks Professor Qiao Gu for his excellent technical assistance and skills in mathematics and physics.

Conflict of interest

No competing financial interests exist.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shandong Academy of Medicinal SciencesJinanPeople’s Republic of China

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