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Friday, 01 February 2019 19:36

Antarctic moss biflavones show high antioxidant and ultraviolet screening activity

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Ceratodon purpureus is a cosmopolitan moss that survives some of the harshest places on Earth: from frozen Antarctica to hot South Australian deserts. In this study we isolated nine compounds from Australian and Antarctic C. purpureus and considered how they might help this species to survive under such extreme conditions.

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np-2017-0008570004

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Sharon Robinson

Senior Professor at University of Wollongong