Novel Use Of Organic Compounds

  • Published: Jan 25, 2007
  • Earliest Priority: Jul 15 2005
  • Family: 9
  • Cited Works: 2
  • Cited by: 6
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Abstract

The present invention is directed to the use of a compound selected from the group consisting of ß-carotene, lutein, lycopene and ß-cryptoxanthin, and mixtures thereof and combinations thereof with CoQ-I O for maintaining the energy metabolism, the energy flow and/or the energy production in skin or of skin of animals including humans, for maintaining the respiratory function of the skin of animals including humans, for energizing the skin, maintaining and supporting the radiance and natural glow of the skin of animals including humans and for promoting a healthy appearance of the skin of animals including humans for preventing UV-A radiation-induced mtDNA mutagenesis in skin of animals including humans, as well as for the manufacture of a composition, preferably an orally applicable composition, for these uses and the corresponding methods. The present invention is further directed to the use of a compound selected from the group consisting of ß- carotene, lutein, lycopene and ß-cryptoxanthin, and mixtures thereof and combinations thereof with CoQ-10 in sunscreens as well as daily care products to improve their photoprotective potential, as well as to their use as effective micronutrients for skin maintenance. Furthermore the present invention is directed to compositions, preferably orally applicable compositions, comprising a certain amount of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of ß-carotene, lutein, lycopene and ß-cryptoxanthin and mixtures thereof and combinations thereof with CoQ-10 as active ingredient, characterized in that the amount is effective for such uses as mentioned above.


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  • Publication: Jan 25, 2007
  • Application: Jul 13, 2006
    WO EP 2006006851 W
  • Priority: Apr 21, 2006
    EP EP 06008285 A
  • Priority: Jul 15, 2005
    EP EP 05015426 A

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