Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Effects of Vitamin C on Oxidative Stress in Erythrocytes Following Exposure to Radiofrequency Waves Generated by a BTS Antenna Model

Gholam Ali Jelodar 1 , Abolfazl Akbari 1 and Saeed Nazifi 2 , *
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1 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: November 28, 2014, 16 (12); 48-52
  • Published Online: February 9, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 7, 2013
  • Accepted: December 25, 2013

To Cite: Ali Jelodar G, Akbari A, Nazifi S. Effects of Vitamin C on Oxidative Stress in Erythrocytes Following Exposure to Radiofrequency Waves Generated by a BTS Antenna Model, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2014 ; 16(12):48-52.

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