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Limettin     5,7-dimethoxychromen-2-one

Synonyms: Limetin, citropten, Citraptene, Citroptene, CHEMBL481049, ...
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  • The aim of this study was to quantify, using high-performance liquid chromatography, the amount of citropten and bergapten in the skin after suntan products application (an emulsion and an oil formulation) [3].
  • The aim of this study was to quantify, using HPLC, the amount of citropten and bergapten in the skin after the application of suntan products (emulsion and oil formulations) [4].


  1. The photobinding of 5,7-dimethoxycoumarin to adenovirus type-2 DNA. A method for in vitro mutagenesis. Jung, V., Song, P.S., Harter, M.L. Biochim. Biophys. Acta (1983) [Pubmed]
  2. Photobiological activity of 5,7-dimethoxycoumarin. Ashwood-Smith, M.J., Poulton, G.A., Liu, M. Experientia (1983) [Pubmed]
  3. High-performance liquid chromatographic determination of citropten and bergapten in suction blister fluid after solar product application in humans. Makki, S., Treffel, P., Humbert, P., Agache, P. J. Chromatogr. (1991) [Pubmed]
  4. Citropten and bergapten suction blister fluid concentrations after solar product application in man. Treffel, P., Makki, S., Faivre, B., Humbert, P., Blanc, D., Agache, P. Skin Pharmacol. (1991) [Pubmed]
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