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Skin Whitening Agent(s)

The global cosmetics industry is a $460 billion dollar market with the skin whitening sector valued at $381 million in 2014. This growing market is projected to increase at a CAGR of 11.7%, reaching $...
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Cheng-chen Huang, Aaron Monte | T140007WO01

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Modified Retinoid Compounds with Reduced Toxicity

Orally administered retinoic acid isomers are used to treat many disorders; however, they cause serious side effects including weight loss, inanition, eye encrustation, bone loss, mucocutaneous toxici...
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Margaret Clagett-Dame, Hector DeLuca, Sumithra Gowlugari | P02381US

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Hyperstable Collagen Mimics

Collagen, the most abundant protein in vertebrates, serves as the fundamental structural protein for vertebrate tissues. Collagen is a fibrous protein consisting of three polypeptide chains that fold ...
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Ronald Raines, Jonathan Hodges | P03226US

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Use of Neuropeptides for Ligament Healing

Ligament healing is a complex problem that is influenced by inflammatory cell responses, extracellular matrix remodeling and chemical mediators. Healing potential varies widely among ligaments, with t...
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Ray Vanderby, Kelley Grorud | P04056US

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Stable Collagen Mimics

Collagen, the most abundant protein in vertebrates, provides structure for tissues and plays a key role in wound healing. In connective tissue, individual collagen molecules are wound together in tigh...
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Ronald Raines, Matthew Shoulders, Jonathan Hodges | P06406US

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