A group of researchers from the University of Bath have created a drug that can provide maximum protection of the skin from ultraviolet radiation of the subtype A. the Experts say that most sunscreens save only from the B-subtype of the rays. However, A-rays, according to studies to cause cancer and accelerated aging of the skin.
Regular cream on the skin creates a protective film. The new compound also penetrates into the cells and acts on the mitochondria, the "power stations" of cells. This part creates a new level of protection. As a result of cellular iron is not oxidized, writes Business Standard.
The basis of the protection of the skin is the chelate of iron. This compound combines with free iron. The result is a resistant to UV-radiation coupling. Tests prove the effectiveness of creams on the basis of chelate-iron for the 140 minutes of sun exposure.