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B7-33 – A Peptide with Potent Antifibrotic Properties

B7-33 – A Peptide with Potent Antifibrotic Properties

B7-33 is a single-chain peptide. It is derived from a naturally occurring compound called H2-Relaxin. Relaxin proteins are a family of four proteins comprising Relaxin, Insulin-like peptide 3, H3-relaxin, and insulin-like peptide 5. They all possess pleiotropic...

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Humanin – The Secret to a Never Aging Heart?

Humanin – The Secret to a Never Aging Heart?

What is Humanin? It is a micro-peptide and consists of a three-turn alpha-helix. It has an asymmetrical structure. The number of amino acids comprising the peptide chain depends on the peptide site. It consists of 21 amino acids produced in mitochondria, and 24 amino...

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Kisspeptin-10: The Promising Elixir

Kisspeptin-10: The Promising Elixir

Kisspeptin-10 is a newly identified peptide named after the famous chocolate 'Kisses.' It is derived from the Kiss-1 gene, which is transcribed into the kiss-1 protein before it is finally transformed into Kisspeptin-10. It is mainly synthesized by two clusters of...

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BPC 157: The Next Delivery Weapon Against COVID-19?

BPC 157: The Next Delivery Weapon Against COVID-19?

BPC 157 is the new hope in the fight against Covid-19. It is a peptide that has demonstrated anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and cytoprotective effects in several organs in the body. The Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged the world for quite some years now. Several lives...

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What is Thymosin Alpha 1 (Tα1)?

What is Thymosin Alpha 1 (Tα1)?

Thymosin Alpha 1 (Tα1) is a peptide naturally produced by the thymus gland. A pleiotropic peptide stimulates or downregulates inflammation and immune function depending on the host's state. What is the Structure of Thymosin Alpha 1 (Tα1)? Tα1 contains 28 amino acids...

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What Are Peptides And What Are They Used For?

What Are Peptides And What Are They Used For?

Both peptides and proteins are composed of long-chain, co-linked amino acids called polymers (hence the name of peptide bonds). The only thing that distinguishes them from proteins is their size. There is no absolute cutoff, but they are much smaller because they are...

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Healing Peptides

Healing Peptides

What Are Peptides? Peptides are simply short proteins or chains of amino acids. They can be up to 2 or 3 amino acid lengths of up to 50 amino acids. They generally do not have a significant structure beyond their amino acid sequence (the primary structure). Some Of...

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Understanding Your Skin Type for Better SkinCare

Understanding Your Skin Type for Better SkinCare

Everyone has a difference in their skin type. Either because of the amount of melanin or because of its fat. But knowing your type is the beginning to understanding how to take care of it. So let's take a look at the different types. Normal Skin The normal skin of a...

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What is GHRP 6?

What is GHRP 6?

WHAT IS GHRP 6? GHRP 6 is a first-line synthetic hexapeptide and a met-enkephalin derivative. It comprises a chain of 6 unnatural D amino acids with the sequence (His-D-Trp-Ala-Trp-D-Phe-Lys-NH2). Additionally, the peptide also contains two methyl groups as...

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Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Support Immune Health

Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Support Immune Health

Maintaining the health of the immune system helps in fighting various diseases. There are some simple lifestyle and diet changes that you can add or supplement to improve your immune health. Change In Diet Small changes, which would help in providing your body with...

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Tesamorelin – A Novel GHRH

Tesamorelin – A Novel GHRH

Tesamorelin is a peptide that has importance in the treatment of HIV. Studies have shown that Tesamorelin peptide could reduce cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected subjects. In November 2010, Tesamorelin was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to reduce...

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