Skin whitening effect

  • Park Young In 


Tyrosinase Activity Kojic Acid Melanin Pigment Human Melanocyte Skin Whitening 
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  • Park Young In 
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  1. 1.School of Life Sciences and BiotechnologyKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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