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Product Name: Piceatannol

Synonyms: 3-Hydroxyresveratol; Astringinin; Piceatanol; 3,3′,4’5-Tetrahydroxystilbene,

IUPAC Name: 4-[(E)-2-(3,5-dihydroxyphenyl)ethenyl]benzene-1,2-diol,

Cat#: 3901051

Cas#: 10083-24-6

M.F.: C14H12O4

M.W.: 244.25

Description: The passion fruit seed extract and piceatannol upregulated the glutathione (GSH) levels in keratinocytes in a dose-dependent manner, indicating that piceatannol is an active component of the passion fruit seed extract in keratinocytes. The pretreatment with piceatannol also suppressed the UVB-induced generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the keratinocytes. In addition, the transfer of the medium from the UVB-irradiated keratinocytes to non-irradiated fibroblasts enhanced matrix-metalloproteinase (MMP)-1 activity, and this MMP-1 induction was reduced when the keratinocytes were pretreated with piceatannol. These results suggest that piceatannol attenuates the UVB-induced activity of MMP-1 along with a reduction of ROS generation in keratinocytes. Thus, piceatannol and passion fruit seed extract containing high amounts of piceatannol are potential anti-photoageing cosmetic ingredients.

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