Patent Pick: Amino Acid Integration

February 8, 2016 | Contact Author | By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
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Woman applying lotion to leg 850

Keywords: amino acid | skin | sensation | stability | gelling | Ajinomoto

Abstract: Are your formulas gelling? Unstable? The inventors on this patent aim to adapt your formulas so they are skin-compatible by integrating an amino acid derivative.

Medium-chain acyl basic amino acid derivative
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/017659
Publication date: Feb. 4, 2016
Assignee: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

Described in this invention is a medium-chain acyl basic amino acid derivative.

When it is combined with a liquid cosmetic such as toilet water or a milky lotion, it can preserve the sensation of skin compatibility, suppress gelling and yield a stable preparation.

Further information was not disclosed; the patent application (in Japanese) details the compound structure.