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Non-Thermal Radio Frequency Stimulation Inhibits the Tryptophan Synthase Beta Subunit in the Algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Open Journal of Biophysics


We used the Nativis technology [1] to alter gene expression in the algae Chlamydomonas (short for Chlamydomonas reinhardtii ) [2]. A radio frequency fingerprint is taken from a chemical dissolved in an aqueous solution as described in [1]. The radiofrequency is then transmitted via an antenna array or coil to the targeted biological system. It has been shown that under certain conditions, the signal can affect the recipient molecule in a similar way as the chemical itself [1]. This non-thermal radio frequency stimulation technology has several advantages. One has good control over timing to affect metabolic pathways during the growth of an organism. The technology does not rely on the use of genetic modifications to affect biochemical pathways. This is especially valuable for growing algae in open ponds for oil production. Thus, this method does not generate ecological or political opposition since it avoids the cultivation of genetically modified algae (GMO) in open ponds.

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