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Cosmetics 2018, 5(2), 30; https://doi.org/10.3390/cosmetics5020030

A Critical View of Different Botanical, Molecular, and Chemical Techniques Used in Authentication of Plant Materials for Cosmetic Applications

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Laboratoire de Biologie des Ligneux et des Grandes Cultures (LBLGC EA1207), INRA USC1328, Plant Lignans Team, Université d’Orléans, Pôle Universitaire d’Eure et Loir, 21 rue de Loigny la Bataille, 28000 Chartres, France
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Bioactifs et Cosmétiques, GDR 3711 COSMACTIFS, CNRS/Université d’Orléans, 45067 Orléans CÉDEX 2, France
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Institut de Chimie Organique et Analytique, ICOA UMR7311, Université d’Orléans-CNRS, 45067 Orléans CÉDEX 2, France
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Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, 447 Sri-Ayuthaya Road, Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
These two authors have contributed equally to this workand should be considered both as first authors.
These two authors have equal contribution of the senior authors.
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Received: 6 April 2018 / Revised: 20 April 2018 / Accepted: 23 April 2018 / Published: 1 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Plants Used in Cosmetics)
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A number of approaches can be implemented to ensure plant-based material authentication for cosmetic applications. Doing this requires knowledge and data dealing with botany, molecular biology, and analytical chemistry, the main techniques of which are described here. A comprehensive and critical view of the methods is provided with comments as well as examples of their application domains. View Full-Text
Keywords: authentication; botany; cosmetic; molecular markers; phytochemical analysis; plant material authentication; botany; cosmetic; molecular markers; phytochemical analysis; plant material
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Drouet, S.; Garros, L.; Hano, C.; Tungmunnithum, D.; Renouard, S.; Hagège, D.; Maunit, B.; Lainé, É. A Critical View of Different Botanical, Molecular, and Chemical Techniques Used in Authentication of Plant Materials for Cosmetic Applications. Cosmetics 2018, 5, 30.

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