Asphodelus microcarpus belongs to the family Liliaceae that include several medicinal plants. In the traditional medicine plants of the genus Asphodelus are used to treat skin disorders such as ectodermal parasites, psoriasis, microbial infection and for lightening freckles. In order to find novel skin depigmenting agents, the present work was carry out to evaluate antioxidant activity and tyrosinase inhibitory potential of leaves, flowers and tubers extracts of A. microcarpus. The phytochemical composition of the active extract was also evaluated.

Tyrosinase inhibition and antioxidant properties of Asphodelus microcarpus extracts

DI PETRILLO, AMALIA
Primo
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ERA, BENEDETTA;MEDDA, ROSARIA;PINTUS, FRANCESCA
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FAIS, ANTONELLA
Ultimo
2016

Abstract

Asphodelus microcarpus belongs to the family Liliaceae that include several medicinal plants. In the traditional medicine plants of the genus Asphodelus are used to treat skin disorders such as ectodermal parasites, psoriasis, microbial infection and for lightening freckles. In order to find novel skin depigmenting agents, the present work was carry out to evaluate antioxidant activity and tyrosinase inhibitory potential of leaves, flowers and tubers extracts of A. microcarpus. The phytochemical composition of the active extract was also evaluated.
Antioxidants; Asphodelus microcarpus; B16F10 melanoma cells; Flavonoids; Polyphenols; Tyrosinase inhibitors
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