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Biological effects of exposure to static electric fields in humans and vertebrates: a systematic review

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Environmental Health201716:41

Received: 9 December 2016

Accepted: 5 April 2017

Published: 17 April 2017

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Original Submission
9 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Norbert Leitgeb
9 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - G Di
23 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Anne-Kathrin Petri
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Norbert Leitgeb
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
17 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12940-017-0248-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Research Center for Bioelectromagnetic Interaction, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Exponent, Bowie, USA