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Table 1 Absorbances of residual AF from hydroalcoholic extract of Sanionia uncinata and the spectrophotometrically calculated SPF

From: Evaluation of the acute toxicity, phototoxicity and embryotoxicity of a residual aqueous fraction from extract of the Antarctic moss Sanionia uncinata

(nm)AFAF plus UV-filters
BP-3MBCOMCOCT
2900.33 ± 0.032.40 ± 0.142.57 ± 0.042.32 ± 0.072.59 ± 0.12
2950.30 ± 0.032.16 ± 0.142.72 ± 0.042.41 ± 0.072.67 ± 0.12
3000.27 ± 0.031.90 ± 0.132.75 ± 0.042.44 ± 0.072.70 ± 0.12
3050.24 ± 0.021.72 ± 0.122.64 ± 0.032.47 ± 0.072.66 ± 0.12
3100.22 ± 0.021.64 ± 0.112.45 ± 0.032.52 ± 0.072.60 ± 0.12
3150.20 ± 0.021.63 ± 0.102.13 ± 0.032.40 ± 0.072.45 ± 0.12
3200.19 ± 0.021.63 ± 0.101.70 ± 0.022.14 ± 0.062.25 ± 0.11
SPF2.5 ± 0.318.0 ± 1.2*25.8 ± 0.324.5 ± 0.7*26.4 ± 1.2
  1. Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of UV-filters: benzophenone-3, BP-3 (12.3 ± 0.9); 3-(4-methylbenzylidene)-camphor MBC (24.8 ± 1.4); octyl-methoxycinnamate, OMC (17.6 ± 0.8); and octocrylene, OCT (22.6 ± 0.1); AF: aqueous fraction; *Synergistic effect compared to the respective UV-filters (P < 0.05, t-Student)