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Low-energy doses of visible (633 nm) and near-infrared (780 nm) lasers change intracellular Ca2+ concentration in fibroblasts
Author(s): Rachel Lubart; Harry Friedmann; N. Grossmann; M. Synakov; Mariusz Adamek; Asher Shainberg
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Paper Abstract

It has been found that low power lasers in the visible and near IR cause biostimulation of injured tissues. We therefore studied the effect of a light source in the visible, HeNe, 633nm, and near IR 780nm, on fibroblast proliferation. We found that at certain low energy doses there is an enhancement in their proliferation. As intracellular Ca2+ movements play a vital role in cell proliferation, we measured intracellular Ca2+ concentration variations in irradiated fibroblasts by using a dynamic fibroblast proliferation also change intracellular Ca2+ concentration in these cells.

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Date Published: 25 November 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2929, Effects of Low-Power Light on Biological Systems II, (25 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259997
Show Author Affiliations
Rachel Lubart, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Harry Friedmann, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
N. Grossmann, Soroka Medical Ctr. (Israel)
M. Synakov, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Mariusz Adamek, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Asher Shainberg, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2929:
Effects of Low-Power Light on Biological Systems II
Giulio Jori; Tiina I. Karu, Editor(s)

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