Immunosuppression by Ultraviolet Radiation; Possible Role of Cis-urocanic Acid, a Product of UV Irradiation
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 124)
Ultraviolet radiation has a suppressive effect on the immune system in vivo which appears to be a critical step in ultraviolet carcinogenesis, preventing the immunologic rejection of the highly antigenic UV-induced tumours.
KeywordsStratum Corneum Antigen Presentation Ultraviolet Radiation Dermatology Department Immunologic Rejection
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