In vitro models for investigating keratinocyte responses to ultraviolet B radiation
Fernandez, Tara L. (2013) In vitro models for investigating keratinocyte responses to ultraviolet B radiation. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis describes the use of 2- and 3-dimensional cell-based models for studying how skin cells respond to ultraviolet radiation. These methods were used to investigate skin damage and repair after exposure to radiation in the context of skin cancer development. Interactions between different skin cell types were demonstrated as being significant in protecting against ultraviolet radiation-induced skin damage. This has important implications in understanding how skin cancers occur, as well as in the development of new strategies to prevent and treat them.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Upton, Zee, Kimlin, Michael, Dawson, Rebecca, Van Lonkhuyzen, Derek, & Leavesley, David|
|Keywords:||skin, photobiology, keratinocytes, ultraviolet radiation, skin cancer, skin equivalent, in vitro models, sun exposure|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||26 Jul 2013 07:25|
|Last Modified:||08 Sep 2015 02:49|
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