Recent in Repair (page 5 of 6)
Dec 28, 2006 | Daniel Schmid and Fred Zülli, Mibelle AG Biochemistry
Impaired functioning of mitochondria is a very important factor in aging. Irradiation of normal human fibroblasts with UV was shown to increase the frequency of mutations in the mitochondrial DNA. Treatment of the fibroblast culture with a nanoemulsion containing coenzyme Q10 and vitamin E acetate was found to protect the mitochondrial DNA against UV-induced mutations.
Dec 28, 2006 | Giovanni Pantini, PhD, Solvay Solexis SpA; Andrea Brunetta, PhD, Kalis Srl; Carmine Ostacolo, PhD, Antoia Sacchi, Antonietta Bernardi, PhD and Sonia Laneri, PhD, Federico II University
The skin renewal and irritation properties of two different gels containing PFPE phosphate were compared to a glycolic acid gel. Results showed that PFPE phosphate exhibited activity similar to glycolic acid with a more favorable safety profile, and hence, a better therapeutic index.
Nov 21, 2006
Cranberry is abounding, and, no, not because Thanksgiving is at hand in the United States.
Nov 7, 2006
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is rapidly becoming a more popular antiaging ingredient in skin care.
Nov 1, 2006 | L. Rigano and C. Andolfatto, Laboratori L. Rigano; F. Rastrelli, Kalichem Italia
A particular extract of DNA from the gonadic tissue of male sturgeons is shown to have cell renewal effects with possible antiaging benefits for skin moisture, thickness, elasticity and micro-wrinkles.
Nov 1, 2006 | Catherine Lenaers, David Boudier, Christa Chauprade, Delphine Rondeau and Brigitte Closs, Silab
A rye extract rich in arabinoxylans is shown to stimulate the synthesis of mechano-receptor proteins and alpha-SMA fibers in the skin, improving the skin’s mechanical resistance and reducing the appearance of gravity wrinkles.
Jul 18, 2006
Silab launches a regenerative and tonic care ingredient based on 2000 years of folk medicine.
Apr 27, 2006 | Daniel Yarosh, PhD, and David Brown, PhD, AGI Dermatics
Ursolic acid encapsulated in liposomes has demonstrated an ability to stimulate ceramide synthesis in keratinocytes, resulting in a barrier that is stronger and recovers more quickly from disruption.
Mar 31, 2006 | Marlies Regiert, Wacker-Chemie AG
In the form of a molecular inclusion compound with α-cyclodextrin, linoleic acid effectively is protected against oxidation. Investigations into the storage and light stability, olfactory tests and headspace analysis of the formulations give evidence of the stability of a suitable inclusion compound.
Mar 29, 2006 | John Woodruff, Lower Parkstone
This article describes hair structure and the results of tensile testing experiments on hair that had been treated with betaine. It postulates a possible theory for the improvement in hair strength.
Dec 23, 2005 | Janice Brenner, BSP, MSc, MH, WT Bioriginal Food & Science Corp.
Skin benefits of essential fatty acids include enhancement of cell membrane structure and function, barrier maintenance and recovery, anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory effects and penetration enhancement. Their metabolism is described and their use in cosmetics and cosmeceuticals is surveyed.
Dec 23, 2005 | Christine Jeanmaire, Vincent Bardey, Louis Danoux, Philippe Moussou and Gilles Pauly, Laboratories Serobiologiques, A division of Cognis France
A new active ingredient obtained from germinated seeds improves the natural skin defense by boosting HSP expression in the keratinocytes in response to stress exposure.