1997

Skin Cancer and UV Radiation

ISBN: 978-3-642-64547-1 (Print) 978-3-642-60771-4 (Online)

Table of contents (154 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XLII

  2. Skin Cancer and UV Radiation in the History of Medicine

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      Pages 1-1

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      Sun and Man: An Ambivalent Relationship in the History of Medicine

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      Pages 13-19

      History of Therapeutic UV Radiation

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      Pages 20-27

      History of Skin Cancer

  3. UV Radiation and the Environment

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      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-36

      Basic Physical Aspects of Environmental UV Radiation

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      Pages 37-49

      UV Prognosis and UV Index Services in Europe

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      Pages 50-58

      Ozone Holes and UV-Radiation: Ecological Consequences for Plants

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      Pages 59-64

      Public On-Line Information on Solar UV Irradiance Based on Spectrometric Measurements in a Sea Resort

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      Pages 65-73

      UV-Expert: A Spectroradiometric System for Individual UV Dosimetry

  4. Effects of UV Radiation on Human Skin

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      Pages 75-75

    2. Molecular Basis

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        Pages 77-93

        Basic Aspects of Collagen Metabolism

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        Pages 94-101

        Sunburn and Apoptosis

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        Pages 102-108

        Dermal Elimination of Apoptotic and Vital Melanocytes After UVA1 Radiation

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        Pages 109-114

        Importance of Calcium-Magnesium Antagonism and Thiols for Diminution of UVA 1 -Induced Cell Damage

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        Pages 115-127

        Molecular Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Photoaging and Tumor Progression

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        Pages 128-130

        How Much Sun Do We Need to Produce Vitamin D?

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        Pages 131-136

        UV-Radiation and Urocanic Acid

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        Pages 137-147

        Activation of Human Endogenous Retroviral Sequences by UVB

      Melanins, Pigmentation and Erythema

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        Pages 148-157

        Melanins and Related Metabolites in Skin Photoprotection

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        Pages 158-163

        Physiology of Skin Pigmentation: Recent Results

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        Pages 164-168

        Time Course of UV Erythema

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        Pages 169-180

        Measurement of Constitutive Skin Phototypes

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