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Kojic acid derivative and a method for producing the same


Rosfarizan Mohamad (2012) Kojic acid derivative and a method for producing the same. PI2012700896.


The present invention relates to a kojic acid derivative that is usable as whitening agent in cosmetic formulation. The kojic acid derivative is produced by esterification process between kojic acid and oleic acid utilizing enzyme in a solvent free system. The present invention also related to a method for producing the kojic acid derivative comprises of mixing kojic acid and oleic acid to form a mixture; stirring the mixture; adding an enzyme to the mixture; and filtering the mixture to obtain the kojic acid derivative.

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Item Type: Patent
Application Number: PI2012700896
Filing Date: 2012-11-06
Divisions: Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
Keywords: Kojic acid; Whitening agent; Cosmetic formulation; Cosmetic
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2016 02:14
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 07:46
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/33568
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