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photobiology

 [fo″to-bi-ol´o-je]
the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms. adj., adj photobiolog´ic, photobiolog´ical.

pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy

(fō'tō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the effects of light upon plants and animals.

photobiology

/pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy/ (-bi-ol´ah-je) the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.photobiolog´icphotobiolog´ical

photobiology

(fō′tō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the effects of light on living organisms and biological processes.

pho′to·bi′o·log′ic (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭk), pho′to·bi′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

photobiology

[-bī·ol′əjē]
the study of the effects of light on organisms.

photobiology

the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
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Maisch, "UVA and endogenous photosensitizers--the detection of singlet oxygen by its luminescence," Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, vol.
Taking into account that there were still eczematiform patches and lichenification on sun-exposed skin areas, a photobiological study was performed, revealing the following: Minimal Erythema-tous Dose (MED) for UVB was 26 mJ/[cm.
The clinical and photobiological characteristics of solar urticaria in 40 patients.
Characterizing some photophysical, photochemical and photobiological propierties of photosensitizing anthraquinones.
Photobiological fundamentals of low-power laser therapy.
Their topics include phycobilisomes from cyanobateria, applying genetic tools to cyanobacterial biotechnology and ecology, the status and potential of cyanobacteria and their toxins as agents of bioterrorism, whether or not cyanobacteria in microbial mats can really degrade crude oil, bioluminescence reporter systems for monitoring the gene expression profile in cyanobacteria, a preliminary survey of the economic viability of large-scale photobiological hydrogen production using cyanobacteria raised in marine environments, and advances in marine symbiotic cyanobacteria.
Photobiological Production of Hydrogen from Spirulina for Fueling Fuel Cells.
Photobiological basis and clinical role of low-intensity lasers in biology and medicine.
The splitting of water molecule can be accomplished by water electrolysis, thermochemical cycles, photobiological or photoelectrochemical techniques to obtain hydrogen (Ohi 2005).
This "first law of photochemistry," according to Smith, says: "Unless light of a particular wavelength is absorbed by a system, no photochemistry (or photophysics) will occur, and no photobiological effects will be observed, no matter how long one irradiates with that wavelength of light.
11) Other studies have also shown that oxidative stress is increased at HA and HD, due to the photobiological burden, hypoxia and heat stress.