A photosensitising psoralen that is given systemically or topically before the skin is exposed to UV light, as part of treatment for psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo and some cases of cutaneous lymphoma.
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Xu et al., "Determination of xanthotoxin using a liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry and its application to pharmacokinetics and tissue distribution model in rat," International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, vol.
Synergism between myrysticin and xanthotoxin, a naturally co-occurring plant toxicant.
Li et al., "Simultaneous determination of scopoletin, psoralen, bergapten, xanthotoxin, columbianetin acetate, imperatorin, osthole and isoimperatorin in rat plasma by LC-MS/MS for pharmacokinetic studies following oral administration of Radix Angelicae Pubescentis extract," Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, vol.
The most abundant linear furocoumarins are psoralen, xanthotoxin, and bergapten; whereas the angular type is mostly represented by angelicin [3].
Isopimpinellin (ISO), bergapten (BER), xanthotoxol (XOL), xanthotoxin (XIN), byakangelicin (BIN), byakangelicol (BOL), heraclenin (HEC), phellopterin (FEL), herniarine (HER), aesculetin (AET), dihydrocoumarin (DHD), coumarin (COU), aesculin (AEL), umbelliferone (UMB), 4-methylo-7-methoxycoumarin (4,7M), 4-methylo7-ethoxycoumarin (4,7E), 7-methylocoumarin (7ME), 6methylocoumarin (6ME), 0,0-dimethylofraxetin (OOD), and scoparone (SCO) were purchased from ChromaDex[R] (ChromaDex, Irvine, CA, USA).
koenimbine, Xanthotoxin Caryophyllene Persea americana Avocado pear oxide, [alpha]-and Mill.
Leaves and stalks of celery contain phenols, furanocoumarin, psoralen, bergapten, fully and xanthotoxin that their amount is changing from 12 to 50 mg/kg [13].
Based on the phytochemical studies on Aegle marmelos Correa, the alcoholic root extract contains several compounds such as psoralen, xanthotoxin, 6,7-dimethoxycoumarin, scopoletin, tembamide, skimmin, marmesin, marmin and skimmianine (Shoeb et al., 1973).