AuthorsMurphy, G M
AffiliationDepartment of Dermatology, Beaumont & Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. email@example.com
Mice, Inbred C57BL
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CitationUltraviolet radiation and immunosuppression. 2009, 161 Suppl 3:90-5 Br. J. Dermatol.
JournalThe British journal of dermatology
AbstractUltraviolet (UV) radiation is a complete carcinogen. The effects of UV radiation are mediated via direct damage to cellular DNA in the skin and suppression of image surveillance mechanisms. In the context of organ transplantation, addiction of drugs which suppress the immune system add greatly to the carcinogenicity of UV radiation. This review considers the mechanisms of such effects.