Assessment of UVB-photoprotective and antioxidative activities of carrageenan in keratinocytes

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Ultraviolet B (UVB) (290–320 nm) is the foremost cause of photoaging, sunburn, wrinkles and skin cancer. Photoprotection against harmful UVB radiation is essential through various means including the use of skincare products. The seaweed polysaccharide carrageenan is widely used as an excipient in cosmetics and skincare products. However, its effects on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-013-0207-0

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