Patent Number: 8,816,101

Title: Paraconic acids as pigmentation activators

Abstract: The invention relates to a mixture comprising protolichesterinic acid or a salt thereof or a diastereoisomer thereof or a derivative thereof, and lichesterinic acid or a salt thereof or an enantiomer thereof or a derivative thereof, for use for stimulating pigmentation of the skin and/or of its appendages. The invention also relates to derivatives of lichesterinic acid of formula (A).

Inventors: Boustie; Joel (Montgermont, FR), Galibert-Anne; Marie-Dominique (Rennes, FR), Lohezic-le-Devehat; Francoise (Orgeres, FR), Chollet-Krugler; Marylene (La Chapelle Chaussee, FR), Tomasi; Sophie (Rennes, FR)

Assignee: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique--CNRS

International Classification: C07D 307/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018