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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1342-1

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Milkeed oil has potential use in sunscreens because it can protect skin from two types of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Chemist Rogers E. Harry-O’kuru studies UV radiation absorbance spectra of modified milkweed oils. 

 

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Last Modified: 12/15/2009
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