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Source: Honors College Thesis, Oregon State University

 

UVB Radiation Affects the Quality of the Female Sexual Attractiveness Pheromone of the Red-Sided Garter Snake

 

In this study, pheromone and skin lipid samples collected from red-sided garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis) were exposed directly to either full-spectrum light or full-spectrum plus UVB light. In addition, female and male snakes were exposed to daily doses of either full-spectrum or full-spectrum and UVB light, after which the skin lipids were collected and analyzed.

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Comments: Yes this is a detailed scientific piece but we’re always interested in what the academics are finding. The relevance of this abstract is that light affects many more areas in our life than just our ability to see.

 

 

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