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Lipopeptides in cosmetics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19889045     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Lipopeptides are biosurfactants extensively used in cosmetics. The consumption of cosmetics containing lipopeptides is increasing as a result of the exceptional surface properties and diverse biological activities of lipopeptides which facilitate a vast number of applications not only in the pharmaceutics industry which includes cosmetics but also in the food industry. Cosmetics containing lipopeptides are available in various dosage forms according to their beneficial surface properties, which include anti-wrinkle and moisturizing activities and cleansing cosmetics. The microbial production of lipopeptides particularly those with biological and surface activities applicable to cosmetics are summarized based on appropriate studies and patents up to the year 2008 to manage the information and sufficiently review the data.
M Kanlayavattanakul; N Lourith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-11-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cosmetic science     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1468-2494     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-23     Completed Date:  2010-07-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007161     Medline TA:  Int J Cosmet Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Cosmetic Science, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiangrai, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Cosmetics / chemistry*
Lipopeptides / chemistry*
Recombinant Proteins / chemistry
Surface Properties
Surface-Active Agents / chemistry*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cosmetics; 0/Lipopeptides; 0/Recombinant Proteins; 0/Surface-Active Agents

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