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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 409783, 9 pages
Research Article

Kinetics of Mushroom Tyrosinase and Melanogenesis Inhibition by N-Acetyl-pentapeptides

1Department of Chemistry, National Chiayi University, Chiayi 60004, Taiwan
2Department of Applied Cosmetology, Hungkuang University, No. 1018, Sector 6, Taiwan Boulevard, Shalu District, Taichung 43302, Taiwan

Received 25 March 2014; Revised 27 June 2014; Accepted 6 July 2014; Published 22 July 2014

Academic Editor: Gattadahalli M. Anantharamaiah

Copyright © 2014 Ching-Yi Lien 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.

Supplementary Material

Ac-P4 inhibited α-MSH-induced intracellular tyrosinase activity in a dose-dependent manner. 1 mg/ml Ac-P4 significantly inhibited intracellular tyrosinase activity by 57.9% (P<0.05).

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