Photoprotective Role of Melanin (Eumelanin) in Human Skin
Natural light and UV radiation (UVR) from artificial sources has always been recognized for and endowed with health-giving powers as well as for its tonic value of generating a feeling that it is good for our psyche and contributes to the synthesis of vitamin D essential for maintaining calcium and phosphorus homeostasis and a healthy skeleton. It provides the healthy looking tan that enhances the photoprotective properties of our skin against skin cancer and photoaging.
KeywordsPhosphorus Europe Attenuation Glutathione Superoxide
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