Sunscreen Photobiology: Molecular, Cellular and Physiological Aspects

Sunscreens are universally recommended by dermatologists not only to prevent the immediate effects of overexposure to sunlight but also to prevent skin cancer. While the former goal is immediately evident, the latter remains an unproven hypothesis and is a topic of some controversy. Recent epidemiol...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Gasparro, Francis P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1997, 1997
Edition:1st ed. 1997
Series:Biotechnology Intelligence Unit
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Skin
  • 2. Sunscreens: The Molecules and Their Photochemistry
  • 3. The Photochemical Potential of Some Sunscreens to Damage DNA
  • 4. Sunscreens and the Prevention of Erythema
  • 5. Do Broad Spectrum Sunscreens Allow Ultraviolet-Induced Photodamage in the Absence of Erythema?
  • 6. A Transgenic Mouse Model of Cutaneous Photoaging Measuring Elastin Promoter Activation
  • 7 Immune Aspects of Sunscreens
  • 8. Sunscreen SPF Values and Immune Protection Levels Are Equivalent When Tests Are Conducted by Appropriate Methods and Procedures
  • 9. The Relationship Between Sunscreen Protection from Erythema, Photoimmunosuppression and Photocarcinogenesis in the Hairless Mouse
  • 10. Epilogue: New Perspectives in Sunscreen Photobiology
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