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Inhibition of melanogenesis and antioxidant properties of Magnolia grandiflora L. flower extract

  • Huey-Chun Huang1,
  • Wan-Yu Hsieh2,
  • Yu-Lin Niu3 and
  • Tsong-Min Chang2Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:72

Received: 24 February 2012

Accepted: 6 June 2012

Published: 6 June 2012

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24 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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19 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chao-Hsun Yang
20 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Huang Hann-Jang
22 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Moo-Chin Wang
1 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chi-Feng Hung
12 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Tsong Min Chang
Resubmission - Version 3
12 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
6 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-72

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
Department of Applied Cosmetology & Master Program of Cosmetic Science, Hung Kuang University, Shalu, Taichung City, Taiwan
Niuer International Skincare Science Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan