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There is now a rich history to those experiments studying the stimulation of biological systems using extremely weak electrical and magnetic fields. In the following, we review this work, with particular emphasis on the experimental evidence in support of ion cyclotron resonance as the interaction mechanism underlying the observed effects. The number of compartmentalized groups studying electromagnetic effects in tissue is growing rapidly, and it is wise to limit the area we shall cover. Thus, we restrict ourselves solely to those observations involving time-varying fields, primarily in the ELF range. We will begin with a short review of ion cyclotron resonance.

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Liboff, A.R., Smith, S.D., McLeod, B.R. (1987). Experimental Evidence for Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mediation of Membrane Transport. In: Blank, M., Findl, E. (eds) Mechanistic Approaches to Interactions of Electric and Electromagnetic Fields with Living Systems. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1968-7_7

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