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dc.contributor.authorTinnakorn Theansungnoenen_US
dc.contributor.authorNichcha Nitthikanen_US
dc.contributor.authorMayuramas Wilaien_US
dc.contributor.authorPhanuphong Chaiwuten_US
dc.contributor.authorKanokwan Kiattisinen_US
dc.contributor.authorAekkhaluck Intharuksaen_US
dc.description.abstractThe investigation into promising botanical materials for natural cosmetics is expanding due to environmental and health awareness. Here, we aimed to evaluate the phytochemical substances and the potential skin-related pharmacological activities of four Mucuna seeds, namely M. gigantea (Willd.) DC. (MGG), M. interrupta Gagnep. (MIT), M. monosperma Wight (MMM), and M. pruriens (L.) DC. (MPR), belonging to the Fabaceae family. In methodology, the Mucuna seeds were authenticated using morphological and molecular approaches. L-DOPA, phenolics, and flavonoid content, incorporated with HPLC and GC–MS fingerprinting analyses, were determined. Then, skin-related antimicrobial, antioxidant, and antiaging activities were determined. The results revealed that MPR showed the highest L-DOPA content (75.94 mg/100 mg extract), whereas MGG exhibited the highest phenolic and flavonoid content (56.73 ± 0.62 mg gallic/g extract and 1030.11 ± 3.97 mg quercetin/g extract, respectively). Only MMM and MPR could inhibit all of S. aureus, S. epidermidis, and C. albicans, but no sample could inhibit C. acnes. Furthermore, all samples demonstrated antioxidant activity. Interestingly, all Mucuna samples exhibited strong collagenase, elastase, and hyaluronidase inhibitory activities. We conclude that the ethanolic extracts of four Mucuna seeds are probably advantageous in the development of skincare cosmeceutical products.en_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.subjectChemical Engineeringen_US
dc.subjectPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceuticsen_US
dc.titlePhytochemical Analysis and Antioxidant, Antimicrobial, and Antiaging Activities of Ethanolic Seed Extracts of Four Mucuna Speciesen_US
article.volume9en_US Fah Luang Universityen_US Mai Universityen_US
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