n : damage (as to skin cells) caused by exposure to ultraviolet radiation — pho·to·dam·aged adj
- In addition to that, the laser may cause photodamage and sample heating.
- Each photosynthetic organism has a specific level of sensitivity to photodamage of compounds needed for survival, such as proteins.
- Photoinduction takes place with a brief exposure to light ( wavelength is tetrazole-dependent ) to minimize photodamage to cells.
- Knockouts for Rubisco and photosystem II complexes, which would experience more photodamage than normal, exhibit an upregulation of plastid terminal oxidase.
- Carotenoids serve two key roles in plants and algae : they absorb light energy for use in photosynthesis, and they protect chlorophyll from photodamage.