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  • n. stability towards photochemical change


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  • A handful of companies have also created new ingredients to protect against UVA and UVB while maintaining photostability, meaning an ingredient doesn't degrade when exposed to sunlight.

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  • Shaner, N.C. et al (2008) Improving the photostability of bright monomeric orange and red fluorescent proteins, Nature Methods, 5 545-551

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008 - Illustrated Presentation

  • They fluoresce throughout the whole visible spectrum, have enhanced photostability and brightness as well as greatly reduced time for their chromophore to mature into its fluorescent state after protein folding.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008 - Presentation Speech

  • Shaner, N.C. et al. (2008) Improving the photostability of bright monomeric orange and red fluorescent proteins.

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  • Improved monomeric fluorescent proteins are being developed that have increased extinction coefficients, quantum yields, and photostability, although no single variant has yet been optimized by all criteria.

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  • One of the best of these in terms of photostability and brightness may be the Emerald variant, but lack of a commercial source has limited its use.

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  • P1012 Avon researchers discovered that combining two cosmetic skin conditioning agents -- Galangal Extract and Polyester-8 with model sunscreen systems containing Avobenzone, improves the photostability of Avobenzone.

  • "Ashland's poster will highlight the performance characteristics of this technology in the UV range of 290nm to 400nm, its effect on photostability of avobenzone in phenethyl benzoate, compatibility with many other commonly used sun care ingredients and additional benefits," said Hani Fares, senior director, Skin Care Research, Ashland Specialty Ingredients.

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  • Now, products have to be hypo-allergenic, water resistant and fast-absorbing, infused with antioxidants, with high photostability and specially engineered with patented ultraviolet absorbers to guard against a broad spectrum of harmful rays.

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  • Fluoromodules, which consist of dye-protein complexes, provide alternatives to common fluorescent proteins, such as Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP), but with a wider selection of colors and the potential for significantly greater photostability, which allows scientists to image the dye for longer periods of time.

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