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UVB

 (yo͞o′vē′bē′)
n.
Ultraviolet radiation that is found in sunlight, has a wavelength between 290 and 320 nanometers, and can cause damage to the skin including sunburn, tanning, premature aging, and cancer.

[u(ltra)v(iolet) B (the letter B being used to designate the second of the categories based on wavelength in which ultraviolet radiation is classified).]
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UVB

UV-B ADJ ABBR UVB raysrayos mpl UVB
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Nevertheless, UVB has been proved to be the biggest factor to induce skin disorders partly through affecting the stability of DNA.
The experiments showed that carvedilol acted by protecting cells against the cancer-causing DNA damage and cell death produced by UVB.
Ultraviolet (LA/) light, consisting of UVA (320-400 nm), UVB (280-320 nm) and UVC (100-280 nm), is one of the most common factors leading to DNA damage and inflammatory responses, consequently resulting in various cutaneous lesions such as photoaging and photocarcinogenesis (Scharffetter-Kochanek et al.
Vishay VEML6075 UVA and UVB Light Sensors are a single-chip solution using CMOS that incorporates photodiodes, amplifiers, analog/digital circuits, and an I2C interface.
In their 2009 study, albino SKH-1 mice, which have a high risk of developing skin cancer, were exposed to UVB twice a week for just 20 weeks early in life.
Al comparar la terapia UVA mas psoraleno (PUVA) con NB-UVB se prefiere la primera en pacientes con fototipos altos de Fitzpatrick, ya que la UVB no penetra a la misma profundidad que la UVA (13).
After treatment of MHY498 followed by UVB exposure, darkness of skin sites was measured on day 28 of the treatment using a CR-10 spectrophotometer (Konica Minolta Sensing, Inc.
As long as you're in a green, yellow, or red area--in other words, pretty much anywhere on the map--your body will easily make vitamin D when uncovered skin is exposed to the sun's UVB radiation in June.
Treatment was divided into control (UVB and saline), vehicle control (UVB, propylene glycol, ethanol, and water), positive control (UVB and 2% hydroquinone), and two experimental groups (UVB and 1% black tea; UVB and 2% black tea).
Only a small number of the 2,000 adults surveyed knew that the SPF rating on the product label refers to protection from UVB rays only - and does not also include protection from harmful UVA rays - typically indicated by a separate "star" rating.
Monitoring of UV index (UVI, a unitless scale of UVB irradiance) of 15 lizard and snake species in the field during their daily and seasonal peak activity has revealed a range of average voluntary UVB exposures.