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Actinic

Actinic

Relating to the chemically active rays of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Origin: g. Aktis (aktin-), a ray


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The Fiber Disease

... before this process can be effective. The Rx, 5FU Flurouracil (not sure if I spelled that correctly) is a liquid that is frequently used to treat actinic keratosis. It reaches down to the lower layers of derma also and brings about a very rapid exfoliation process. However, when I used it once, ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Dec 28, 2006 12:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... from the naturally occurring algae in the river water. The sample was placed in a cuvette (3 ml) in the fluorometer optical compartment. An actinic light pulse (500 μE/m2/sec) from the fluorometer's halogen lamp illuminated the sample for 10 seconds and fluorescence induction curves ...

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by London
Wed Aug 16, 2006 4:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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p53 and skin cancer

... Skin tumors in the p53 knockout mice were predominately squamous cell carcinomas and were associated with premalignant lesions resembling actinic keratoses, whereas those in the heterozygous and wild-type mice were mainly sarcomas. These results demonstrate the importance of p53 in protecting ...

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by Poison
Sun May 15, 2005 2:41 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: p53 and skin cancer
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