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free radicals do not cause ageing.

proctorp at delphi.com proctorp at delphi.com
Thu Feb 9 20:11:16 EST 1995

Re: Radicals and skin aging
   Actually, UV light that penetrates the atmosphere and gets through
the dead upper layers of skin does not have the energy to form free
radicals.  The mechanism if rather formation of thymine dimers and
singlet oxygen ( which can form radicals ).

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