photoprotective

photoprotective

[-prətek′tiv]
protective against the potential adverse effects of ultraviolet light.
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Use a photoprotective lip block or balm to block UV rays.
Photoprotective roles of anthocyanins in Begonia semperflorens.
With proven excellent long-term stability when compared to other well-known antioxidants, this synthetic molecule has shown, in vitro, an antioxidative effect greater than resveratrol, vitamin E and ferulic acid and a photoprotective profile, according to the company.
Polypodium leucotomos contains photoprotective compounds--phenols, biological acidic molecules, and monosaccharides--that prevent the sun's rays from breaking down the body's own photoprotective molecules.
A particularly important dynamic process is the photoprotective mechanism.
An analogue of [eth]-MSH, afamelanotide is a linear peptide which activates eumelanin of the skin, the dark pigment which is known to provide photoprotective properties (offering skin protection against light and UV radiation).
In fact, its topical pre-treatment was found to be photoprotective and reduced erythema, lipid peroxidation and sunburn cell formation, while its oral intake reduced TEWL and enhanced skin barrier function (10), (11).
5 mg/ml, displays photoprotective properties in those fibroblasts exposed to UVA radiation, increases cell survival and viability, and decreases damage in the DNA when compared with control cells.
0], serving as a photoprotective heat dissipation mechanism in poikilohydric photosynthetic organisms (Heber et al.
The absence of copper from treatments in the present work suggests that it is the biocidal effects of the preservatives, rather than the photoprotective effects of copper, that contribute to enhanced performance.
The antioxidant and photoprotective properties of xanthophylls are well documented, but it is unfortunate that these compounds do not naturally occur in the body and can only be acquired through dietary intake--for example fruit and vegetables.
Developed by a team of Italian and Spanish researchers, the study opens the door to the creation of photoprotective cream made from strawberries.