Hyaluronan

What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid, also called hyaluronan, is an anionic, nonsulfated glycosaminoglycan distributed widely throughout connective, epithelial, and neural tissues. The average 70 kg (154 lb) person has roughly 15 grams of hyaluronan in the body,...

Lithospermum

Lithospermum is a genus of plants belonging to the family Boraginaceae. The genus is distributed nearly worldwide, but most are native to the Americas and the center of diversity is in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Species are known generally as gromwells...

Benefits of Collagen for Skin

Collagen Collagen is essential for the health and appearance of your skin, and this protein is also necessary to reduce the typical signs of aging. What is it? Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is the substance that holds the whole body...

Coenzyme Q10

What is Q10 Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a vitamin-like antioxidant that is vital for energy production cells. It is generated in the liver through a complex, 17-step process that also needs B vitamins, folic acid, vitamin C and trace minerals. The amount you produce...

Argan Oil

Argan oil is a plant oil produced from the kernels of the argan tree (Argania spinosa L.) that is only found in Morocco. In Morocco, argan oil is used to dip bread in at breakfast or to drizzle on couscous or pasta. It is also used for cosmetic purposes. Argan oil...

EGF

Background information EGF stands for epidermal growth factor. Epidermal growth factor (EGF) is the prototype of the large family of EGF-like proteins with a common structural motif comprising three intramolecular disulfide bonds. EGF is produced by various cell types...