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Incospharm Corporation | Date: 2012-05-22

The present invention relates to a peptide analogue or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof with excellent moisturizing effect, and use thereof for moisturization. More specifically, the present invention relates to a novel peptide analogue or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a method for preparation thereof, a moisturizing cosmetic composition comprising the same as an active ingredient, and a pharmaceutical composition for prevention and treatment of xeroderma.


Lim C.J.,Chungnam National University | Lim C.J.,Incospharm Corporation | Jeon J.E.,Neopharm Co. | Jeong S.K.,Neopharm Co. | And 7 more authors.
BMB Reports | Year: 2015

Based on the potential beneficial effects of growth hormone releasing peptide (GHRP)-6 on muscle functions, a newly synthesized GHRP-6-biotin conjugate was tested on cultured myoblast cells. Increased expression of myogenic marker proteins was observed in GHRP-6-biotin conjugate-treated cells. Additionally, increased expression levels of insulin-like growth factor-1 and collagen type I were observed. Furthermore, GHRP-6-biotin conjugate-treated cells showed increased metabolic activity, as indicated by increased concentrations of energy metabolites, such as ATP and lactate, and increased enzymatic activity of lactate dehydrogenase and creatine kinase. Finally, binding protein analysis suggested few candidate proteins, including desmin, actin, and zinc finger protein 691 as potential targets for GHRP6-biotin conjugate action. These results suggest that the newly synthesized GHRP-6-biotin conjugate has myogenic stimulating activity through, at least in part, by stimulating collagen type I synthesis and several key proteins. Practical applications of the GHRP-6-biotin conjugate could include improving muscle condition. © 2015 by the The Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Source


Patent
Incospharm Corporation | Date: 2013-03-27

The present invention relates to a biotin-conjugated hexapeptide-2 derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and use thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to a biotin-conjugated hexapeptide-2 derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, a preparation method thereof, a composition including the same as an active ingredient, and a method for improving wrinkles and inhibiting skin aging using the same.

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