Photobiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124177550, 9780080538822

Photobiology

1st Edition

Authors: Elli Kohen Rene Santus Joseph Hirschberg
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124177550
eBook ISBN: 9780080538822
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th August 1995
Page Count: 506
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Description

Introducing Light: The Nature of Light. Pathways of Molecular Excitation and Deactivation. Spectroscopy and Instrumentation. Light and Biological Systems: From Photosynthesis to Photochemistry. Photochemistry of Biological Molecules. Bioluminescense. Environmental Photobiology (With an Appendix). Marine Photobiology. Photosynthesis. Photoregulatory Mechanisms. Molecular Mechanisms of Visual Transduction. Light and Health: Biological Effects of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation. Optical Properties of Skin. Photocarcinogenesis. Photoimmunology. Photosensitive, Photallergic, Anf Light-Aggravated (Photo-Kroebner) Photodermatoses. Phototherapy. Photochemotherapy. Photodynamic. Phototherapy (PDT). Subject Index.

Readership

AUDIENCE: Advanced undergraduates and graduates students typically in medical programs although some classes are found in chemistry and physics departments as well as molecular and cellular biology departments.

Table of Contents

Introducing Light: The Nature of Light. Pathways of Molecular Excitation and Deactivation. Spectroscopy and Instrumentation. Light and Biological Systems: From Photosynthesis to Photochemistry. Photochemistry of Biological Molecules. Bioluminescense. Environmental Photobiology (With an Appendix). Marine Photobiology. Photosynthesis. Photoregulatory Mechanisms. Molecular Mechanisms of Visual Transduction. Light and Health: Biological Effects of Solar Ultraviolet Radiation. Optical Properties of Skin. Photocarcinogenesis. Photoimmunology. Photosensitive, Photallergic, Anf Light-Aggravated (Photo-Kroebner) Photodermatoses. Phototherapy. Photochemotherapy. Photodynamic. Phototherapy (PDT). Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
506
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080538822
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124177550

About the Author

Elli Kohen

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Rene Santus

Affiliations and Expertise

Museum National d"historie Naturelle, Paris, France

Joseph Hirschberg

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Miami, Florida, U.S.A.