UV light

David Johnstondaj daj at uk.ac.ic.nhm
Thu Oct 14 03:08:49 EST 1993


On 14 Oct 93 01:07:42 GMT,
  Fiberman writes:

>What is the difference between UV A, B, and C?  Which one is
>most damaging to DNA?
>
>-fm

Having once read an article on "getting the perfect tan" which describes 
the various forms of UV, I devised the following "neumonic" to help me 
remember which is which

A Ages 
B Burns
C Cancer!

so I guess the answer is C!

Cheers
a very pale skinned DAJ
David A. Johnston
Dept of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road,
South Kensington, London SW7 5DB.
(tel 071 9389297, fax 071 9388754, email daj at nhm.ic.ac.uk)



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