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Title Flavins : photochemistry and photobiology / editors, Eduardo Silva and Ana M. Edwards
Published Cambridge, UK : RSC Pub., [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 328 pages) : illustrations
Series Comprehensive series in photochemistry and photobiology ; v. 6
Comprehensive series in photochemistry & photobiology ; v. 6
Contents General properties of flavins -- Photochemistry of flavins in aqueous and organic solvents -- Excited states interaction of flavins with amines : application to the initiation of vinyl polymerization -- Riboflavin as a visible-light-sensitiser in the aerobic photodegradation of ophthalmic and sympathomimetic drugs -- The antiviral and antibacterial properties of riboflavin and light : applications to blood safety and transfusion medicine -- Light-induced flavin toxicity -- Photoinduced processes in the eye lens : do flavins really play a role? -- Blue light-initiated DNA : a repair by photolyase -- Flavin-based photoreceptors in plants -- Flavin-based photoreceptors in bacteria -- Photoactivated adenylyl cyclase (PAC), the photoreceptor flavoprotein with intrinsic effector function mediating euglenoid photomovements -- Mechanisms of light activation in flavin-binding photoreceptors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Flavins -- chemistry.
Flavins -- metabolism.
Flavoproteins -- chemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Edwards, Ana M.
Silva, Eduardo.
Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
ISBN 0854043314
1615833617 (electronic bk.)
9781615833610 (electronic bk.)