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repoman

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Melatonin is partially regulated from signal from the melanopsin receptors in the periphery of the retina that are impacted from blue and green light only - UV won't get in - too busy making cataracts...

The melanopsin receptors send signals to the circadian rhythm center, etc...
I think his point was the term should have been melanin. UV without melanin leads to sunburn.
Ah, not getting from context that it was meant to be melanin is a worse error than mistaking melatonin for melanin, lol.
 
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