CHEBI:85046 - skin lightening agent

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ChEBI Name skin lightening agent
Definition Any cosmetic used to lighten the colour of skin by reducing the concentration of melanin.
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Outgoing skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046) is a cosmetic (CHEBI:64857)
Incoming ellagic acid (CHEBI:4775) has role skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046)
glutathione (CHEBI:16856) has role skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046)
hydroquinone (CHEBI:17594) has role skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046)
kojic acid (CHEBI:43572) has role skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046)
vitamin C (CHEBI:21241) is a skin lightening agent (CHEBI:85046)
Synonyms Sources
melanogenesis inhibitor ChEBI
melanogenesis inhibitors ChEBI
skin bleaching agent ChEBI
skin bleaching agents ChEBI
skin depigmenting agent ChEBI
skin depigmenting agents ChEBI
skin lightening agents ChEBI
skin whitening agent ChEBI
skin whitening agents ChEBI
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27 February 2015