kojic acid


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ko·jic ac·id

(kō'jik as'id),
An antibiotic product of d-glucose catabolism in some molds; can be converted into flavor enhancers; 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one.
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Kojic acid (KA, Yuanye Biological Technology, Shanghai, china), catechol (Aladdin, Shanghai, china), L-dopa (Sigma, Sigma, St.
Kojic acid is a skin lightener derived from the fungus of Aspergilline oryzae and is a tyrosinase inhibitor.
0 mg/ml, L-ascorbic acid and kojic acid used for positive control and showed the excellent tyrosinase inhibitory activities of 75.
Removal of the ethyl acetate under reduced pressure on a rotary evaporator afforded an impure solid (97 mg), which was recrystallised from ethyl acetate to give kojic acid as a creamy solid (90 mg).
BLEACH THE BROWN Consider a product that contains kojic acid, hydroquinone, Retin-A, and a mild steroid cream.
Other agents include azelaic acid, kojic acid, and glycolic acid.
Common ones are bearberry, mulberry, cranberry (this contains arbutin I natureOs skin lightener), liquorice and kojic acid derived from malted rice.
They contain glycolic acid, licorice extract, kojic acid and aloe vera.
Nonphenolic compounds that have been used to treat melasma include corticosteroids, tretinoin, kojic acid, licorice extract, blueberry, mulberry, nicotinic acid, and vitamin D.
The Vivatia foam enables two percent hydroquinone to be combined with nine additional skin brightening ingredients, such as kojic acid, arbutin, licorice root and niacinamide, for visible results in as little as four weeks.
Its formula combines two powerful melanin-suppressing, natural ingredients; Kojic Acid and L-Arbutin.