Oral green tea catechins do not provide photoprotection from direct DNA damage induced by higher dose solar simulated radiation: A randomized controlled trial

Mark Farrar, Raqib Huq, Sarah Mason, Anna Nicolaou, Kayleigh A. Clarke, Tristan P Dew, Gary Williamson, Rachel Watson, Lesley Rhodes

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)414-416
Number of pages3
JournalJ Am Acad Dermatol
Issue number2
Early online date12 Jan 2018
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jan 2018


  • Administration, Oral
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Catechin/administration & dosage
  • Chemoprevention
  • DNA Damage
  • Dermis/metabolism
  • Double-Blind Method
  • Epidermis/metabolism
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pyrimidine Dimers/metabolism
  • Tea
  • Ultraviolet Rays/adverse effects
  • Young Adult

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

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