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Ultraviolet radiation.

Ultraviolet radiation.

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Published by World Health Organization, obtainable from WHO Publications Centre USA] in Geneva, [Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ultraviolet radiation -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnvironmental health criteria ;, 14
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., World Health Organization., International Radiation Protection Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82.2.U4 U39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3888966M
    ISBN 109241540745
    LC Control Number81450302

    Originally published in , this book examines the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the genetic material of cells and the repair mechanisms by which many cells can reverse the damage caused by The work was intended to be a combination textbook/introductory monograph for graduate and advanced undergraduate students in photobiology.   Sreeraj S R Infected Wound • treated with high doses of ultraviolet radiation. • A Kromayer lamp is successful in inhibiting bacterial colony growth. • The doses given must be an E4. Sreeraj S R Non-Infected Wounds • the aim of ultraviolet radiation is to stimulate the growth of granulation tissue and thus speed up repair.

    UV-C radiation in the range of – nm has the highest germicidal effect and ultraviolet energy at a wavelength of nm shows the maximum effect, at which the absorption of DNA is stronger. In principle, the photochemical reactions of biomolecules of microorganism primarily result in germicidal effect leading to inhibition of Author: Nurcan Koca, Müge Urgu, Turkuaz Ecem Saatli. Filed under: Ultraviolet radiation -- Physiological effect Causes and Effects of Stratospheric Ozone Reduction: An Update (), by National Research Council Commission on .

      This self-contained, comprehensive book describes the fundamental properties of soft x-rays and extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation and discusses their applications in a wide variety of fields, including EUV lithography for semiconductor chip manufacture and soft x-ray biomicroscopy/5. Ultraviolet radiation is emitted from some high-temperature surfaces, such as the sun. The ultraviolet spectrum is usually divided into two regions: near, or soft, ultraviolet (nearer the visible spectrum), with wavelengths of 2, to 3, angstroms ( to nanometers); and far, or hard, ultraviolet, with wavelengths of to 2,


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