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Analysis of black tattoo inks: ingredients, interaction with light and effects on cellular systems

Lehner, Karin (2013) Analysis of black tattoo inks: ingredients, interaction with light and effects on cellular systems. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Date of publication of this fulltext: 11 Apr 2013 16:01

Abstract (English)

Tattooing is a worldwide phenomenon that exists since the early beginnings of our modern civilization. As part of human culture, this art of body decoration has reached significantly popularity, especially among young people under 30 years of age. In the past, inorganic metal salts containing chromium, cobalt, manganese, or mercury has been used in tattoo colorants. Today, tattoo inks are ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Tätowierungen existieren weltweit schon seit den frühen Anfängen moderner Zivilisation. Dabei gewann dieser Körperkult in heutiger Zeit vor allem bei den unter 30 Jährigen zunehmend an Popularität. Während früher Tätowierungsfarben auf Basis anorganische Metallsalze mit Chrom-, Cobalt-, Mangan- oder Quecksilber- Einschlüssen verwendet wurden, so bestehen sie heute aus einer Vielzahl ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:11 April 2013
Referee:Prof. Dr. Burkhard König
Date of exam:5 April 2012
Institutions:Chemistry and Pharmacy > Institut für Organische Chemie > Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Burkhard König
Keywords:tattoo, ingredients, carbon black, UVA, laser
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 540 Chemistry & allied sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:23795
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