kojic acid

Known as: 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one, acid kojic 
 
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2011
2011
A gene encoding the Zn(II)(2)Cys(6) transcriptional factor is clustered with two genes involved in biosynthesis of a secondary… (More)
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2009
2009
Kojic acid (KA), a well known tyrosinase inhibitor, has insufficient inhibitory activity and stability. We modified KA with amino… (More)
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2006
2006
Kojic acid derivative 2 was synthesized by joining two pyrone rings through an ethylene linkage by Horner-Emmons reaction of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
  • Jaehyun Lim
  • Dermatologic surgery : official publication for…
  • 1999
BACKGROUND Melasma is difficult to clear. Many agents have been used, such as hydroquinone, and glycolic acid and glycolic acid… (More)
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1995
1995
Kojic acid (5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone), a fungal metabolic product, has increasingly been used as a skin-depigmenting… (More)
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1995
1995
Kojic acid inhibits effectively the rate of formation of pigmented product(s) and of oxygen uptake when DL-DOPA, norepinephrine… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
It was found that kojic acid, which is used in cosmetics for its excellent whitening effect, inhibits catecholase activity of… (More)
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1992
1992
Aspergillus oryzae in situ grown from spores entrapped in calcium alginate gel beads was used for the production of kojic acid… (More)
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1991
1991
Kojic acid, a fungal metabolite produced by some species of Aspergillus and Penicillium, was found to induce sister chromatid… (More)
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Review
1974
Review
1974
Besides peanuts and cottonseed, cereal grains are the most important feed and food source that occasionally are naturally… (More)
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