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Svavarsson H. G., Einarsson S., Brynjolfsdóttir Á. (2014) Adsorption applications of unmodified geothermal silica. Geothermics, 50, 30-34.

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Eysteinsdóttir J.H., Ólafsson J.H., Agnarsson B. A., Lúðvíksson B. R. & Sigurgeirsson B. (2013) Psoriasis treatment: faster and long-standing results after bathing in geothermal seawater. A randomized trial of three UVB phototherapy regimens. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine.

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Eysteinsdóttir J. H., Sigurgeirsson B., Ólafsson J. H., Fridriksson Th., Agnarsson B. A., Davíðsson S., Valdimarsson H., Lúðvíksson B. R. (2013) The Role of Th17/Tc17 Peripheral Blood T cells in Psoriasis and Their Positive Therapeutic Response. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 78 (6), 529-537.

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Pétursdóttir S. K., Björnsdóttir S. H., Hreggviðsson G. O., Hjörleifsdóttir S. & Kristjánsson J.K. (2009) Analysis of the unique geothermal microbioal ecosystem of the Blue Lagoon. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 70, 425-432.

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Johnston, A., Árnadóttir S., Guðjónsson J. E., Aphale A., Sigmarsdóttir A. A., Gunnarsson S. I., STeinsson J. T., Elder J.T., & Valdimarsson H. (2008) Obesity in psoriasis: leptin and resistin as mediators of cutaneous inflammation. British Journal of Dermatology 159, 342-350.

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Grether-Beck S., Mühlberg K., Brenden H., Felsner I., Brynjólfsdóttir Á., Einarsson S and Krutmann J. (2007) Bioactive molecules from the Blue Lagoon: in vitro and in vivo assessment of silica mud and microalgae extracts for their effects on skin barrier function and prevention of skin ageing. Experimental Dermatology.

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Pétursdóttir K. S., Kristjánsson J. K. (1997).Silicibacter lacuscaerulensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a mosphilic moderately halophilic bacterium characteristic of the Blue Lagoon geothermal lake in Iceland. Extremophiles. 1(2), 94-99.

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Pétursdóttir S. K., Kristjánsson J. K. (1996).The relationship between physical and chemical conditions and low microbial diversity in the Blue Lagoon geothermal lake in Iceland. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 19(1), 39-45.

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Ólafsson J. H., Sigurgeirsson B. & Pálsdóttir R. (1996). Psoriasis Treatment: Bathing in a Thermal Lagoon combined with UVB, versus UVB Treatment only. Acta Derm Venereol 76, 228-230.

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Ólafsson J. H. (1996) The Blue Lagoon in Iceland and Psoriasis. Clinics in dermatology 14, 647-651.

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Ólafsson J. H., Sigurgeirsson B., Pálsdóttir R. (1994). The effect bathing in a thermal lagoon in Iceland has on psoriasis. A preliminary study. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology 3, 460-464.

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