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Blue Light MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Blue Light
Tree Number(s)
G01.358.500.505.650.220
G01.590.540.100
G01.750.250.650.220
G01.750.770.578.220
Unique ID
D000095743
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000095743
Scope Note
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths between 450 to 495 nm. Exposure to blue light at night can suppress the secretion of melatonin, disrupt sleep, and cause shifts in CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.
Previous Indexing
Light (1963-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/03/16
Entry Combination
therapeutic use:Phototherapy

Allowable Qualifiers
Blue Light Preferred
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