Ultraviolet B radiation

Known as: UVB, UVB Radiation, Ultraviolet-B Radiation 
Invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun. Ultraviolet B radiation causes sunburn, darkening and thickening of the outer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Ultraviolet (UV)-B light increases vitamin D levels, but the dose response and the effect of skin pigmentation have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
UVB radiation-induced signaling in mammalian cells involves two major pathways: one that is initiated through the generation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The response of bean leaves to UV-B radiation was extensively investigated. UV-B radiation caused increase of ion leakage, loss… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Ultraviolet (UV) irradiation present in sunlight is an environmental human carcinogen. The toxic effects of UV from natural… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • Michael P. Lesser’Bigelow
  • 1999
Elevated temperatures and solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation have been implicated as causes for the loss of symbiotic algae in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can reduce the photosynthesis and growth of benthic diatom communities in shallow freshwater… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Spectral measurements of ultraviolet-B radiation made at Toronto since 1989 indicate that the intensity of light at wavelengths… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Photoprotection of the skin is mainly a function of clothing, although the effectiveness of the latter against UV-B solar… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The springtime stratospheric ozone (O3) layer over the Antarctic is thinning by as much as 50 percent, resulting in increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Measurements at the Jungfraujoch High Mountain Station (Swiss Alps, 47 degrees N, 3576 meters above sea level) indicate that… (More)
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