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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 259836, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/259836
Research Article

Inhibitory and Acceleratory Effects of Inonotus obliquus on Tyrosinase Activity and Melanin Formation in B16 Melanoma Cells

1College of Chinese Medicinal Materials, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun 130118, China
2Engineering Research Center of Edible and Medicinal Fungi, Ministry of Education, Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun 130118, China

Received 22 April 2014; Revised 19 June 2014; Accepted 30 June 2014; Published 13 August 2014

Academic Editor: Hyunsu Bae

Copyright © 2014 Zheng-Fei Yan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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