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    Toxicity Compound Library
    A unique collection of 60 Toxicity natural compounds for screening
    Catalog No: Bb201 Toxicity Compound Library
    Screening Details
    Size: 1mg/well * 60 Compounds
    2mg/well * 60 Compounds
    Catalog No. Information
    CFN90894 4-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone

    4-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-butanone(Raspberry ketone,RK) is widely used as a fragrance in cosmetics and as a flavoring agent in foodstuff, it also shows PPAR-α agonistic activity. It is cytotoxic to melanocytes through the binding of RK-derived quinones to thiol proteins and the pro-oxidant activity of the RK-oligomer, the exposure of human skin to RK can cause chemical/occupational leukoderma.