oligopeptide


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ol·i·go·pep·tide

(ol'igō-pep'tīd),
A peptide the molecule of which contains a few amino acid residues up to about 20.

oligopeptide

[-pep′tīd]
a peptide composed of fewer than 20 amino acids.

ol·i·go·pep·tide

(ol'igō-pep'tīd)
A peptide the molecule of which contains a few amino acid residues up to about 20.
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While essential fatty acids provide substantial photoprotection, an oil-soluble peptide called palmitoyl oligopeptide has been shown to kick start the repair process of sun-damaged skin by triggering new production of key molecules such as collagen and hyaluronic acid.
0 outside oligopeptide site (parts of pre- and post-regions of all grape sequences were in Table 1 only).
Other launches from the brand are a 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Mask, infused with pure 24K gold and colloidal gold to help lift and firm skin and impart an opulent, holiday-worthy glow, caffeine helps tighten and firm the appearance of skin while peridot, a gemstone rich in magnesium, re-energizes and helps reduce the aging effects of stress; as well as a Mega-Rich Anti-Aging Sleeping Mask fueled by Proprietary FirmaCELL-4 which contains four different molecular size peptides: Syn-Coll, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide and neuropeptide Argireline to help firm, tone, smooth and clarify the look of skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and the severity of deep wrinkles for younger looking skin.
Contains a powerful oligopeptide to firm and brighten skin with continued use
Genome sequence data from multidrug-resistant USA300 strain FPR3757 showed that it has a novel mobile genetic element that contains genes for enzymes of the arginine deiminase pathway and an oligopeptide permease system (16).
A particular blend of peptides (palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide) works by helping tighten the delicate tissue.
The oligopeptide low-molecular-weight chromium-binding substance (LMWCr) may function as part of a novel insulin-signaling autoamplification mechanism.
Unfortunately, these mushrooms have no unique smell or taste characteristics, and cooking does not destroy the two types of cyclic oligopeptide toxins, the amatoxin and the phallotoxins.
pneumoniae presents transport proteins with relatively broad substrate specificity: an oligopeptide transporter; a system for the aromatic residues tryptophan, tyrosine, and phenylalanine; and the spermidine/putrescine porter.
The altered peptide ligand ARG301 is an oligopeptide derived from human CII sequence with substituted amino acids that binds to the MHC class II and interacts with the T cell receptor.
And agents including these: -- Complement factor inhibition and serotonin modifiers -- Anti-integrin oligopeptide treatment -- Oligonucleotides and siRNA therapy -- Angiotensin receptor blockers and converting enzyme inhibitors -- Regenerative medicine, neural stem cells, cellular and gene therapies.
Another popular peptide, palmitoyl oligopeptide, also known as Matrixyl[R], helps build collagen by sending a chemical messenger to skin cells that collagen has been depleted.