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Tyler Brown

joined in Apr 19, 2023

PhD student at McGill University.

Brown has 1 break published.

UV light is not all bad for DNA

A bright, sunny summer day, no sunscreen, and there it is: you got a sunburn. On their way to self-destruction, your skin cells’ DNA has been damaged by the solar ultraviolet (UV) light. Absorbing UV, some DNA bases undergo a chemical reaction, called photocyclization, linking... click to read more

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published on Apr 26, 2023