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S1652 Monobenzone Monobenzone is a compound used as a topical agent for medical depigmentation. It can specifically block tyrosinase.
Front Genet, 2020, 11:1000
S2263 Arbutin Arbutin (Uva, p-Arbutin, β-Arbutin) is a tyrosinase inhibitor with IC50 of 0.9 mM and 0.7 mM for Monophenolase and Diphenolase, respectively.
G3 (Bethesda), 2020, 4;10(5):1585-1597
Int J Mol Sci, 2017, 18(9)
S2375 Aloin Aloin (Barbaloin, Barbalin), a natural anthracycline from Aloe vera, is a tyrosinase inhibitor.
Cell Cycle, 2021, 10.1080/15384101.2021.1988227
Drug Des Devel Ther, 2020, 14:145-155
J Sci Food Agric, 2020, 10.1002/jsfa.10650
S3166 Calcium 2-oxoglutarate Calcium 2-oxoglutarate (Calcium oxoglurate, Calcium 2-oxopentanedioate, Calcium α-ketoglutarate, Calcium AKG, Calcium 2-ketoglutaric acid, Calcium oxoglutaric acid) is the Calcium salt form of 2-oxoglutarate. 2-oxoglutarate is naturally found in organisms and is a well-known intermediate in the production of ATP or GTP in the Krebs cycle. 2-oxoglutarate is a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase with IC50 of 15 mM.
S3691 4-Chlorosalicylic acid 4-Chlorosalicylic acid (4-Chloro-2-hydroxybenzoic acid, 4-chloro salicylic acid) was used in sensitive spectrofluorometric determination of terbium in mixed rare earths and preparation of poly(4-chlorosalicylic acid-formaldehyde) via condensation with formaldehyde. 4-Chlorosalicylic acid is a pharmaceutical intermediate. Inhibits monophenolase and diphenolase activity with IC50s of 1.89 mM and 1.10 mM. Potent antimicrobial activity. Against E. coli with the MIC of 250 μg/mL and with the MBC of 500 μg/mL.
S4132 Deoxyarbutin DeoxyArbutin is a reversible tyrosinase inhibitor, inhibiting tyrosinase activity with IC50 of 50 nM.
S4571 Hexylresorcinol Hexylresorcinol (4-Hexylresorcinol) is an organic compound with local anaesthetic, antiseptic and anthelmintic properties, is a potent inhibitor of mushroom tyrosinase. The IC50 values of hexylresorcinol for monophenolase is 1.24 μM and for diphenolase is 0.85 μM.
S4739 Oxyresveratrol Oxyresveratrol (Tetrahydroxystilbene, 2,3',4,5'-tetrahydroxystilbene), a naturally occurring compound particularly found in Morus alba L., exhibits a potent inhibitory effect on dopa oxidase activity of tyrosinase which catalyzes rate-limiting steps of melanin biosynthesis.
S4921 MNS (3,4-Methylenedioxy-β-nitrostyrene) MNS is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, inhibits Syk, Src, p97 with IC50 of 2.5 μM, 29.3 μM and 1.7 μM, respectively.
J Biomol Struct Dyn, 2019, 10.1080/07391102.2019.1640133
Phytomedicine, 2019, 61:152859
Toxicol Res (Camb), 2016, 5(1):188-196
S4997 4-Butylresorcinol 4-Butylresorcinol (4-n-Butylresorcinol, Rucinol) is a potent inhibitor of tyrosinase and is used in cosmetics as a depigmenting agent.
S5174 Kojic acid Kojic acid is a fungal metabolite that inhibits tyrosinase with an IC50 value of 30.6 µM for mushroom tyrosinase. It is a synthetic intermediate used for production of food additives.
Int J Mol Sci, 2017, 18(9)
S6221 Methyl cinnamate Methyl cinnamate, an active component of Zanthoxylum armatum, is a widely used natural flavor compound with antimicrobial and tyrosinase inhibitor activities. Methyl Cinnamate Inhibits Adipocyte Differentiation via Activation of the CaMKK2--AMPK Pathway in 3T3-L1 Preadipocytes.
S6237 2-Ketoglutaric acid 2-Ketoglutaric acid (AKG, alpha-ketoglutarate, alpha-ketoglutaric acid, 2-oxoglutaric acid), is a key molecule in the TCA cycle, playing a fundamental role in determining the overall rate of this important metabolic process. In the TCA cycle, AKG is decarboxylated to succinyl-CoA and carbon dioxide by AKG dehydrogenase, which functions as a key control point of the TCA cycle. 2-Ketoglutaric acid is a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase.
Int J Biol Sci, 2021, 17(5):1250-1262
Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 2020, 10:599087
S6272 Glycolic acid Glycolic acid (dicarbonous acid, hydroxyacetic acid, hydroacetic acid) is the smallest alpha-hydroxy acid. Due to its excellent capability to penetrate skin, glycolic acid is often used in skin care products, most often as a chemical peel. Glycolic acid is an inhibitor of tyrosinase, suppressing melanin formation and lead to a lightening of skin colour.
S9089 Magnoflorine Magnoflorine (Escholin, Thalictrin), an important compound in Aristolochia, was usually used as an anxiolytic chemical. It shows significant antioxidant activity as a DPPH free radical scavenger and inhibits α-tyrosinase.
S9111 Isorhamnetin Isorhamnetin (3-methylquercetin, 3'-Methoxyquercetin, Isorhamnetol), a natural flavonol aglycon, is a tyrosinase inhibitor and has antioxidant activity.
Anat Rec (Hoboken), 2020, 10.1002/ar.24506
S9284 Aloesin Aloesin (Aloe resin B) is a kind of herbal extraction form the aloe vera. It is a strong inhibitor of tyrosinase activity and up-regulates cyclin E-dependent kinase activity in vitro.
S9376 Benzylacetone Benzylacetone (4-Phenyl-2-butanone, Methyl 2-phenylethyl ketone) is an attractant compound in flowers. Benzylacetone exhibits potent and reversible antityrosinase (mushroom) activity, with IC50s of 2.8 mM and 0.6 mM for monophenolase and diphenolase, respectively.
S3783 Echinacoside Echinacoside, a natural polyphenolic compound, has various biological activities, such as antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, hepatoprotective, nitric oxide radical-scavenging and vasodilative actions. Echinacoside, one of the phenylethanoids isolated from the stems of Cistanche salsa, elicits neuroprotection by activating Trk receptors and their downstream signal pathways. Echinacoside also has a remarkable antiosteoporotic activity.
Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol, 2020, 10.1007/s00210-020-02022-w
S1652 Monobenzone Monobenzone is a compound used as a topical agent for medical depigmentation. It can specifically block tyrosinase.
Front Genet, 2020, 11:1000
S2263 Arbutin Arbutin (Uva, p-Arbutin, β-Arbutin) is a tyrosinase inhibitor with IC50 of 0.9 mM and 0.7 mM for Monophenolase and Diphenolase, respectively.
G3 (Bethesda), 2020, 4;10(5):1585-1597
Int J Mol Sci, 2017, 18(9)
S2375 Aloin Aloin (Barbaloin, Barbalin), a natural anthracycline from Aloe vera, is a tyrosinase inhibitor.
Cell Cycle, 2021, 10.1080/15384101.2021.1988227
Drug Des Devel Ther, 2020, 14:145-155
J Sci Food Agric, 2020, 10.1002/jsfa.10650
S3166 Calcium 2-oxoglutarate Calcium 2-oxoglutarate (Calcium oxoglurate, Calcium 2-oxopentanedioate, Calcium α-ketoglutarate, Calcium AKG, Calcium 2-ketoglutaric acid, Calcium oxoglutaric acid) is the Calcium salt form of 2-oxoglutarate. 2-oxoglutarate is naturally found in organisms and is a well-known intermediate in the production of ATP or GTP in the Krebs cycle. 2-oxoglutarate is a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase with IC50 of 15 mM.
S3691 4-Chlorosalicylic acid 4-Chlorosalicylic acid (4-Chloro-2-hydroxybenzoic acid, 4-chloro salicylic acid) was used in sensitive spectrofluorometric determination of terbium in mixed rare earths and preparation of poly(4-chlorosalicylic acid-formaldehyde) via condensation with formaldehyde. 4-Chlorosalicylic acid is a pharmaceutical intermediate. Inhibits monophenolase and diphenolase activity with IC50s of 1.89 mM and 1.10 mM. Potent antimicrobial activity. Against E. coli with the MIC of 250 μg/mL and with the MBC of 500 μg/mL.
S4132 Deoxyarbutin DeoxyArbutin is a reversible tyrosinase inhibitor, inhibiting tyrosinase activity with IC50 of 50 nM.
S4571 Hexylresorcinol Hexylresorcinol (4-Hexylresorcinol) is an organic compound with local anaesthetic, antiseptic and anthelmintic properties, is a potent inhibitor of mushroom tyrosinase. The IC50 values of hexylresorcinol for monophenolase is 1.24 μM and for diphenolase is 0.85 μM.
S4739 Oxyresveratrol Oxyresveratrol (Tetrahydroxystilbene, 2,3',4,5'-tetrahydroxystilbene), a naturally occurring compound particularly found in Morus alba L., exhibits a potent inhibitory effect on dopa oxidase activity of tyrosinase which catalyzes rate-limiting steps of melanin biosynthesis.
S4921 MNS (3,4-Methylenedioxy-β-nitrostyrene) MNS is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, inhibits Syk, Src, p97 with IC50 of 2.5 μM, 29.3 μM and 1.7 μM, respectively.
J Biomol Struct Dyn, 2019, 10.1080/07391102.2019.1640133
Phytomedicine, 2019, 61:152859
Toxicol Res (Camb), 2016, 5(1):188-196
S4997 4-Butylresorcinol 4-Butylresorcinol (4-n-Butylresorcinol, Rucinol) is a potent inhibitor of tyrosinase and is used in cosmetics as a depigmenting agent.
S5174 Kojic acid Kojic acid is a fungal metabolite that inhibits tyrosinase with an IC50 value of 30.6 µM for mushroom tyrosinase. It is a synthetic intermediate used for production of food additives.
Int J Mol Sci, 2017, 18(9)
S6221 Methyl cinnamate Methyl cinnamate, an active component of Zanthoxylum armatum, is a widely used natural flavor compound with antimicrobial and tyrosinase inhibitor activities. Methyl Cinnamate Inhibits Adipocyte Differentiation via Activation of the CaMKK2--AMPK Pathway in 3T3-L1 Preadipocytes.
S6237 2-Ketoglutaric acid 2-Ketoglutaric acid (AKG, alpha-ketoglutarate, alpha-ketoglutaric acid, 2-oxoglutaric acid), is a key molecule in the TCA cycle, playing a fundamental role in determining the overall rate of this important metabolic process. In the TCA cycle, AKG is decarboxylated to succinyl-CoA and carbon dioxide by AKG dehydrogenase, which functions as a key control point of the TCA cycle. 2-Ketoglutaric acid is a reversible inhibitor of tyrosinase.
Int J Biol Sci, 2021, 17(5):1250-1262
Front Cell Infect Microbiol, 2020, 10:599087
S6272 Glycolic acid Glycolic acid (dicarbonous acid, hydroxyacetic acid, hydroacetic acid) is the smallest alpha-hydroxy acid. Due to its excellent capability to penetrate skin, glycolic acid is often used in skin care products, most often as a chemical peel. Glycolic acid is an inhibitor of tyrosinase, suppressing melanin formation and lead to a lightening of skin colour.
S9089 Magnoflorine Magnoflorine (Escholin, Thalictrin), an important compound in Aristolochia, was usually used as an anxiolytic chemical. It shows significant antioxidant activity as a DPPH free radical scavenger and inhibits α-tyrosinase.
S9111 Isorhamnetin Isorhamnetin (3-methylquercetin, 3'-Methoxyquercetin, Isorhamnetol), a natural flavonol aglycon, is a tyrosinase inhibitor and has antioxidant activity.
Anat Rec (Hoboken), 2020, 10.1002/ar.24506
S9284 Aloesin Aloesin (Aloe resin B) is a kind of herbal extraction form the aloe vera. It is a strong inhibitor of tyrosinase activity and up-regulates cyclin E-dependent kinase activity in vitro.
S9376 Benzylacetone Benzylacetone (4-Phenyl-2-butanone, Methyl 2-phenylethyl ketone) is an attractant compound in flowers. Benzylacetone exhibits potent and reversible antityrosinase (mushroom) activity, with IC50s of 2.8 mM and 0.6 mM for monophenolase and diphenolase, respectively.
S3783 Echinacoside Echinacoside, a natural polyphenolic compound, has various biological activities, such as antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, hepatoprotective, nitric oxide radical-scavenging and vasodilative actions. Echinacoside, one of the phenylethanoids isolated from the stems of Cistanche salsa, elicits neuroprotection by activating Trk receptors and their downstream signal pathways. Echinacoside also has a remarkable antiosteoporotic activity.
Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol, 2020, 10.1007/s00210-020-02022-w
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