pentapeptide


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pen·ta·pep·tide

(pen'tă-pep'tīd),
A compound containing five amino acyl residues linked via peptide bonds.

pentapeptide

(pĕn′tə-pĕp′tīd)
n.
A polypeptide composed of five amino acids.

pentapeptide

(pĕn″tă-pĕp′tĭd)
A polypeptide with five amino acid groups.
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Comments: This new biofunctional ingredient is a synthetic pentapeptide that functions as a mimetic of the protein aconitase--a critical functional element of human cells that both stimulates cell metabolism during the Krebs cycle and protects mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from oxidative damage--such as that caused by UVB radiation.
ILX-651 is a synthetic pentapeptide analog of the natural anti-tumor substance dolastatin, which works by binding tubulin and interfering with cellular mitosis in a method similar to the way taxanes work.
A synthetic pentapeptide analog of dolastatin, BSF 223651 has a mechanism of action similar to taxanes (e.
June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- derma e(R) Natural Bodycare has introduced Peptides Plus(TM) Double-Action Wrinkle Reverse Creme and Serum, the new age-defying line that delivers maximum power-plus to erase wrinkles through high concentrations of two of the most powerful peptides available: Palmitoyl Pentapeptide (Matrixyl(TM)) and Acetyl Hexapeptide (Argireline(R)).
Now with Olay Regenerist, P&G combines a specific pentapeptide with essential vitamins in a moisturizing Complex to regenerate the skin's appearance without irritation and improve skin health.
Leuphasyl[R], the extraordinary new pentapeptide that couples with enkephalin receptors to result in relaxed muscle contraction, dramatically enhances Argireline[R]'s effects.
Matrixyl, a palmitoyl pentapeptide pal-KTTKS, is a modified chain of five amino acids developed and patented as an antiaging active ingredient by the French company Sederma SA.
Identification of two related pentapeptides from the brain with potent opiate agonist activity.
The anti-ageing serum claims to repair, rebuild and hydrate even the most worn-out looking skin using a unique combination of peptides and pentapeptides to stimulate collagen production and create plumper, firmer skin.
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Rich in vitamin C and pentapeptides, these tackle everything from fine lines to skin damage.
The cream contains chemicals called pentapeptides which are considered the active ingredient.