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The relationship between skin checking and sun protection behaviours: implications for skin cancer prevention campaigns.

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Name: Public health
ISSN: 1476-5616
Pages: 55-58

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Insoluble polymers of TYROSINE derivatives found in and causing darkness in skin (SKIN PIGMENTATION), hair, and feathers providing protection against SUNBURN induced by SUNLIGHT. CAROTENES contribute yellow and red coloration.

The functions of the skin in the human and animal body. It includes the pigmentation of the skin.

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