Biologic Effects of Light 2001: Proceedings of a Symposium Boston, Massachusetts June 16-18, 2001

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This volume provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Sixth International Arnold Rikli Symposium on the Biological Effects of Light held in Boston, Massachusetts in the summer of 2001.
In the tradition of the Symposium, the general topics include a broad range of perspectives regarding the biologic effects of sunlight and artificial ultraviolet radiation. In addition, the volume provides a great grandson's perspective about the life ...

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Overview

This volume provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Sixth International Arnold Rikli Symposium on the Biological Effects of Light held in Boston, Massachusetts in the summer of 2001.
In the tradition of the Symposium, the general topics include a broad range of perspectives regarding the biologic effects of sunlight and artificial ultraviolet radiation. In addition, the volume provides a great grandson's perspective about the life and contributions of Arnold Rikli, for whom the Symposium is named.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792376699
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/15/2002
  • Edition description: 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 1.19 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. A. Rikli. A Great-Grandson's Perspective. UV Measurement and Photobiological Evaluation. Measurement of Photobiologically Weighted Irradiances and Exposures; W. Heering. Detectors for UV Measurement - State-of-the-Art and New Developments; A. Gugg-Helminger. Measurement of Photobiological Exposure of Ocular Tissues; D.H. Sliney. UVR Measurement Error Sources: Spectral Response of Filtered Broadband Detectors; R. Angelo. Pulsed UVB Irradiation converts 7-Dehydrocholesterol to Previtamin D3 and Photoproducts; D.G. Changaris, et al. Assessment of Design Configurations for the Therapeutic Use of Daylight; P.G. Mead. Visual Significance of Yellow Optical Filters; S. Zigman. Suntanning and Pigmentation. The Role of DNA Damage in Melanogenesis: Potential Role for Telomeres; M.S. Eller, et al. How Much Photoprotection Does a Tan Afford? A.R. Young. Production and Persistence of UV-Induced Tan; S.A. Miller, et al. Effectiveness of Tanning Procedures; J.C. van der Leun. Effects of Topically Applied Glycolic Acid (GA) on the Sensitivity of Human Skin to UV-Induced Damage; K. Kaidbey, et al. Quantitative Evaluation of Pigmentation Following Repeated UV Irradiation by Microflash Spectrophotometer; F.N. Chimeh, M.R. Holick. Validation of a Sun-Exposure Questionnaire for Adolescent Girls; J. Cobb, et al. Vitamin D and Bone Health. Seasonal Changes in the IGF Regulatory System and the Relationship to Bone Loss in Elderly Women; C.J. Rosen, et al. Vitamin D: Importance for Bone Health, Cellular Health and Cancer Prevention; M.F. Holick; Impact of Vitamin D and Calcium on Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Older Adults; B. Dawson-Hughes. Hypovitaminosis D Myopathy; H. Glerup, E.F. Eriksen. Effects of Dietary Vitamin D and UVB Irradiance on voluntary Exposure to Ultraviolet Light, Growth and Survival of the Panther Chameleon Furcifer pardalis; G.W. Ferguson, et al. Production of Previtamin D3 by a Mercury Arc Lamp and a Hybrid Incandescent &endash; Mercury Arc Lamp; E.A. Holick. Vitamin D Insufficiency is Common and Underdiagnosed in African American Female Patients; S. Shewakramani, et al. Non-Calcemic Effects of Vitamin D. The Role of Ultraviolet Radiation on Cardiocirculatory Regulation and on Cardiovascular Risk; R. Krause, et al. Vitamin D Aurine System and Cancer; T.C. Chen, M.F. Holick. The Epidermal Vitamin D System; S. Segaert, et al. Vitamin D and the Big Three: Cancers of the Colon, Breast, and Prostate; G.G. Schwartz. An Ecologic Study of the Role of Solar UV-B Radiation in Reducing the Risk of Cancer Using Cancer Mortality Data, Dietary Supply Data, and Latitute for European Countris; W.B. Grant. A Reduced 25-Hydroxyvitamin D-1&agr;-Hydroxylase Activity in Human Prostate Cancer Cells Can be Restored by Gene Transfer; M. Young, et al; Vitamin D, Sunlight and Colon Cancer: The Implications for the Presence of the 1&agr;-Hydroxylase in the Normal and Malignant Colon Cancer Tissue; V. Tangpricha, et al. Photoimmunology. Utraviolet A Radiation-Induced Signal Transduction in Human Keratinocytes; J. Krutmann, S. Grether-Beck. UVB and UVA-1 Effects on HIV Activation; P.D. Cruz Jr. Clinical Relevance of UVA1-Induced T-Cell Apoptosis; A. Morita, J. Krutmann. In Vitro Function of Double-Dose Platelets Treated with the Pathogen Inactivation Helinx™ Technology; K. Janetzko, et al. Photomedicine and Photobiologic Aspects in Skin. Light in the Treatment of Skin Disease; H. Hönigsmann. Development of Personal UVB Sensor: Detection of Previtamin D Photosynthesis; I. Gvozdovskyy, I. Terenetskaya. Light Emitting Diodes for Phototherapy for the Control of Jaundice; H.J. Vreman, et al. Differential Effects of Ultraviolet A and Ultraviolet B Radiation on Risk of Melanoma: Epidemiological Evidence; C.G. Garland, et al. Combination Therapy of Melanoma Cells with Photoradiation and Sonolysis; N. Miyoshi, et al. DNA Damage Caused by Photoexcited Ketoprofen Measured by the Comet Assay; A.L. Vinette, et al. Photosensitization of Hepatitis A Virus and Other Non-Enveloped RNA Viruses by Meso-Substituted Porphyrins in Water and Human Plasma; M.J. Casteel, et al. Real-Time Quantitative Reverse Transciptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Analysis of the Vitamin D Pathway in UV Irradiated Keratinocytes; J.N. Flanagan, et al. Biologic Clocks. Light and the Regulation of Mammalian Circadian Clock Genes; M.H. Hastings, et al. Entrainment of the Drosophila Circadian Clock by Light; F. Lin, A. Sehgal. Molecular Regulation of the Xenopus Circadian Clock; C.B. Green. The Role of Melanopsin and Other Opsins in Circadian Clock Resetting; I. Provencio. Circadian Rhythms. Action Spectrum for Melatonin Suppression: Evidence for a Novel Circadian Photoreceptor in the Human Eye; G.C. Brainard, J.P. Hanifin. Entrainment of the Non-24-Hour Circadian Period of the Human Biological Clock to the 24-Hour Day; K.P. Wright Jr., C.A. Czeisler. Index.
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