Accession Number : AD0443816


Title :   THE EFFECTS OF RADIO-FREQUENCY ENERGY ON CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE AND CLOSTRIDIUM WELCHII TOXINS


Corporate Author : ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY


Personal Author(s) : Schmidt, Philip


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/443816.pdf


Report Date : 31 Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 39


Abstract : Cl. welchii and C. diphtheriae toxins were exposed to continuous microwave irradiation at 158 megacycles per second. No effect was noted on clostridium toxin. The toxicity of C. diphtheriae toxin was slightly reduced, while antigenicity was not affected. The assay procedures are discussed and their efficacy questioned.


Descriptors :   *TOXINS AND ANTITOXINS , RATS , TOXICITY , MICE , IMMUNOLOGY , BIOASSAY , CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE , CLOSTRIDIUM WELCHII , RADIATION EFFECTS , CHICKENS , RADIO WAVES , CHEMICAL ANALYSIS


Subject Categories : Pharmacology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE