oligopeptide


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oligopeptide

(ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈpɛptaɪd)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a peptide comprising a small number of amino acids
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Myovant Sciences is also developing MVT-602, an oligopeptide kisspeptin-1 receptor agonist, that has completed a Phase 2a study for the treatment of female infertility as part of assisted reproduction.
This lightweight overnight mask is made with oligopeptide to reduce wrinkles.
Oligopeptide transport (OPT) gene family of integral membrane proteins is involved in diverse functions like long-distance sulfur distribution, nitrogen mobilization, metal homeostasis, and HM sequestration through GSH transport, metal-chelates, and peptides (Lubkowitz, 2011).
SLC15A1 is the proton oligopeptide cotransporter that provides peptide substrates for intestinal and renal epithelial cells [25].
Oligopeptide utilization is limited by their nature, such as instability, short half-life, and easy degradation in plasma; however, these deficiencies could be overcome by using macromolecular peptide delivery systems and tumor-targeting agents [14].
Rich, "Self-complementary oligopeptide matrices support mammalian cell attachment," Biomaterials, vol.
SLC15A3 encodes the protein of peptide histidine transporter 2 (PHT2), which is a member of proton-coupled oligopeptide transporters [15].
In one study, palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7 along with another oligopeptide reduced the depth and volume of wrinkles by 15% and 18%, respectively, as well as improved skin roughness and tone after two months of daily application.
Conversely, the EHFs had a higher proportion of oligopeptide molecules compared with amino acids than the AAFs.
Lauffenburger, "Control of self-assembling oligopeptide matrix formation through systematic variation of amino acid sequence," Biomaterials, vol.
According to the company, the new patent contains claims directed to beta-alanine compositions, wherein the beta-alanine is not part of a dipeptide, polypeptide or oligopeptide and is in the form of a dietary supplement, with additional active agents, such as carbohydrates and creatine.