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Science  03 Apr 1981:
Vol. 212, Issue 4490, pp. 6
DOI: 10.1126/science.212.4490.6-b


In the report "Regulation of cutaneous previtamin D3 photosynthesis in man: Skin pigment is not an essential regulator" by M. F. Holick et al. (6 Feb., p. 590), a word was transposed in the sentence beginning on p. 592, column 1, line 5. The sentence should have read: "Loomis suggested that skin color regulated the transmission of solar ultraviolet radiation so that vitamin-D3 photosynthesis would be relatively constant, . . ."