Dewar valence isomers, the third type of environmentally relevant DNA photoproducts induced by solar radiation

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Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences
T. Douki, E. Sage

Dewar valence isomers are mutagenic DNA lesions produced by photoisomerisation of (6-4) photoproducts. Their efficient formation upon exposure to a combination of UVB and UVA makes them biologically and environmentally relevant DNA damage.