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A product of a photochemical reaction.
- ‘It appears as a result of the photosensitized formation of free radicals, singlet oxygen, photoproducts or other intermediates.’
- ‘In the absence of DNA, only two photoproducts (cis and trans isomers) were detected for all compounds.’
- ‘Given the large variability in water chemistry of the studied systems, we suggest that these photoproducts are universally produced in sunlight exposed lake water.’
- ‘The cellular milieu would then support the immunosuppressive reactions of UVB and its photoproduct, cis-urocanic acid, through their oxidant dependence.’
- ‘This is likely caused by the catalytic conversion of one or more initially derived UCA photoproducts into secondary products that are better UV-A sensitizers than UCA itself.’
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