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CAS No. 501-30-4
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.
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|Description||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.|
Kojic acid (KA) acts as a good chelator of transition metal ions such as Cu2+ and Fe3+ and a scavenger of free radicals. Kojic acid shows a competitive inhibitory effect on the monophenolase activity and a mixed inhibitory effect on the diphenolase activity of mushroom tyrosinase. Kojic acid could highly protect Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells against ionizing radiation with low toxicity.
|In vivo||Kojic acid exerts its radioprotective effects on lethal or sub-lethal irradiation induced damages in mice.|
|In vitro||DMSO||28 mg/mL (197.03 mM)|
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