DNA fragment Tx shows photoprotection potential

October 1, 2002

Paris - The results from research studies conducted over the last several years suggests topically applied thymidine dinucleotides used in conjunction with a conventional sunscreen could offer an ideal approach to photoprotection, although such a strategy remains futuristic, pending the development of an effective formulation for delivering the DNA fragments into the skin, Barbara Gilchrest, M.D., said at the World Congress of Dermatology.