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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2006, Article ID 76830, 4 pages
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Mechanisms of the influence of UV irradiation on collagen and collagen-ascorbic acid solutions

1Department of Exact and Natural Sciences, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 3 Chavchavadze Avenue 0128, Tbilisi, Georgia
2Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Gagarin 7, Torun 87-100, Poland

Received 19 February 2006; Revised 23 May 2006; Accepted 21 June 2006

Copyright © 2006 N. Metreveli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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