Light in Biology and Medicine

Light in Biology and Medicine

by Ron H. Douglas

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Based on lectures and papers presented at the Second Congress of the European Society for Photobiology held at the Unversity of Padua, Italy, Sept. 1987. The wide-ranging contributions cover the general topics: luminescence spectroscopy; light-scattering and dosimetry; photosensitization on the molecular level; photodynamic cancer therapy; phototherapy of hyperbilirubinemia; laser angioplasty; photochemistry, UV effects; phototoxicology; photoimmunology; pigmentation; visual transduction, photosensitivity in microorganisms; photosynthesis (28 p.); and plant photomorphogenesis. The first volume in a new series. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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