ct

Current cover

Patent Pick: Maackia amurensis Skin Whitening

Contact Author Cosmetics & Toiletries editors
Close
Fill out my online form.
Maackia amurensis by Bruce Marlin (own work)

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Kolmar Korea, relates to an isoflavonostilbene from Maackia amurensis for melanin inhibition.

Maackia amurensis isoflavonostilbene for skin whitening
Publication date: Oct. 22, 2015
Assignee: Kolmar Korea

This patent relates to a composition for skin whitening containing maackiasin as an active ingredient. The active inhibits the expression of melanogenesis-related enzymes.

According to the inventors, this skin whitening active ingredient has a greater effects at much smaller concentrations than the benchmark arbutin.

 

Close

Next image >