Author(s): LimaBessa KM, Menck CF
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Abstract Sunlight generates skin damage mainly by inducing DNA lesions in epidermal cells. The recent development of transgenic mice expressing specific photolyases has identified cyclobutane pyrimidine dimers as the major player in ultraviolet-induced damage, including skin cancer.
This article was published in Curr Biol
and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research