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Mathematical modeling of changes in the optical properties of epidermis due to UV-induced melanogenesis
Author(s): Mikhail M. Stolnitz; Anna Yu. Peshkova; Alexey N. Bashkatov; Elina A. Genina
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Paper Abstract

In the work the mathematical model of melanogenesis is presented that allows to predict a qualitative change of epidermis absorption and scattering under UV-irradiation. Epidermal sublayers and inhomogeneous melanin distribution are taken into account.

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Date Published: 3 November 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4162, Controlling Tissue Optical Properties: Applications in Clinical Study, (3 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.405941
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Mikhail M. Stolnitz, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Anna Yu. Peshkova, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Alexey N. Bashkatov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Elina A. Genina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4162:
Controlling Tissue Optical Properties: Applications in Clinical Study
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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