Scientists Discover Biological Ultraviolet Protection "Timer"

Wave-like process recruits skin protection systems to shield skin from sun exposure

28 October 2018
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Scientists at Tel Aviv University have discovered a critical 48-hour cycle that is responsible for synchronizing the biological mechanisms that protect our skin from sun damage.

 

Prof. Carmit Levy of the Department of Human Genetics and Biochemistry at TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine led the research for the study with TAU doctoral student Hagar Malcov-Brog.

 

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