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Peptide bond formation. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Read the full series here. KTTKS was the son of alpha-pro-collagen I, the most influential dermal fibrous protein. He was in the bad company of water because of his polar nature. Mr Pro-collagen I called KTTKS one day and told him a little secret. The […]

Hyaluronic Acid and the hidden beauty. Peptides Part 3

Image via Wikipedia With my sunglasses on, I’m Jack Nicholson. Without them, I’m fat and 60.Jack Nicholson A recent study ( http://www.springerlink.com/content/k357341018812812/ ) demonstrated that UVA irradiation of the eyes increased the level of a-MSH and the expression MC1R receptor. Both are involved in pigment regulation and photoageing. The effect was more […]

Can sunglasses make you fair and young?