Photoallergic compounds cause an allergy when applied to the skin and the skin is then
exposed to light. Photoallergy is connected with the ability of the allergen to bind to
the skin. This thesis describes much basic photochemistry of several photoallergens and
has explained any differences in that photochemistry when on surfaces and in the
presence of H.S.A. [Continues.]
A doctoral thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.