Patent Number: 6,255,290

Title: Antimutagenic compositions for treatment and prevention of photodamage to skin

Abstract: A method of improving DNA repair and reducing DNA damage and for reducing mutation frequency in skin for the purpose of reducing consequences of exposure to solar or ultraviolet radiation is disclosed. The methods comprise administering to the skin a composition containing deoxyribonucleosides in concentrations sufficient to enhance DNA repair or reduce mutation frequency in a vehicle capable of delivering effective amounts of deoxyribonucleosides to the necessary skin cells.

Inventors: von Borstel; Reid W. (Potomac, MD), Romantsev; Fedor (Gaithersburg, MD)

Assignee: Pro-Neuron, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 31/70 (20060101); A01N 043/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018