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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The real buzz in recent months, however, has been around something called pentapeptides, a group of amino acids that renew the skin's outermost layer and help eliminate wrinkles.
Elastin-like polypeptides (ELPs) are biopolymers composed of the pentapeptide repeats Val-Pro-Gly-Xaa-Gly (MW 51kD).
A long pentraxin-3-derived pentapeptide for the therapy of FGF8b-driven steroid hormone-regulated cancers.
Vancomycin binds with high affinity to the D-Ala-D-Ala termini of the pentapeptide precursor units, blocking their addition to the growing peptidoglycan chain and preventing subsequent cross-linking (44).
Qnr proteins belong to the pentapeptide repeat family, which consists of uninterrupted pentapeptide repeats comprising 92% of the sequence and play a role in DNA gyrase protection (7).
Peptides Plus Double-Action Wrinkle Reverse Creme and Serum from derma e Natural Bodycare contains high concentrations of two of the most powerful peptides available: palmitoyl pentapeptide, marketed under the trade name Matrixyl, and acetyl hexapeptide, or Argireline.
Those demographics and other social trends, including the rise in popularity of such body-altering procedures as plastic surgery and botox injections and the popularity of expensive spa treatments, industry executives say, have given rise to "cosmeceuticals," which are marketed as over-the-counter personal care products and contain such active ingredients as alpha-hydroxy acid, creatine and pentapeptide.
Pentagastrin is a synthetic pentapeptide containing the carboxyl-terminal tetrapeptide, the active portion found in all natural gastrins.
Benjamin, University of Sussex) against three FMRFamide gene encoding pe ptides: the pentapeptide Glu-Phe-Leu-Arg-Ile-[NH.
Topical palmitoyl pentapeptide provides improvement in photoaged facial skin.
The Ser-404 is not present in the usual pentapeptide sequence G-X-S-X-G but in G-D-S-L sequence.
It is mediated by a 218-aa protein, Qnr (lately termed QnrA), which belongs to the pentapeptide repeat family of proteins that protects DNA from quinolone binding to topoisomerases (4,5).