What is Elastin?
Elastin hydrolysate activates human skin fibroblasts and has beneficial effects on skin conditions. It may also prevent skin aging and improves skin health by increasing and maintaining its elasticity (capacity to stretch and recoil) and moisture content.
- In a Japanese clinical study, Elastin hydrolysate enhanced the proliferation of fibroblasts and elastin synthesis. Maximal proliferation response was observed at 25 ng mL(-1) Pro-Gly. Ingestion of elastin hydrolysate improved skin condition, such as elasticity, number of wrinkles, and blood flow. Elasticity improved by 4% in the elastin hydrolysate group compared with 2% in the placebo group.
- Therefore, elastin hydrolysate activates human skin fibroblasts and has beneficial effects on skin conditions.
Benefits of Elasderma
Elasderma is considered a skin conditioner which is purported to help your skin maintain its elasticity as you age. This protein has also been used as a skin booster. When taken regularly, it stimulates cell growth. Elastin’s renewing effect makes your skin look younger, smoother and refreshed.
Elastin is the most stable protein of the extracellular matrix (ECM) which is composed of collagen, glycoproteins, glycosaminoglycans and proteoglycans (Aumailley and Gayraud, 1998).
Elastin, which is found in vital organs and skin, is the most essential isomer to the functionality of our elastic arteries, lungs and tissue.
More than skin deep
Isodesmosine and Desmosine are amino acids/proteins found only in elastin. These amino acids/proteins are found in connective tissue such as skin, lungs, and elastic arteries. Desmosine is a component of elastin and cross links with its isomer, isodesmosine, giving elasticity to the tissue.
ELASDERMA is a patent pending unique advancement in skin molecule technology. ELASDERMA® is obtained from Atlantic Cod Fish. it is fully water soluble, additive free and a hydrolyzed form of elastin which contains verifiable and quantitative levels of Desmosine and Isodesmosine. This process was developed by Nutraceuticals Group in collaboration with Ilya Gertsman PHd a project Scientist at the University of San Diego. ELASDERMA® is the only known elastin with a scientifically validated method to test and verify the main protein/amino acid markers unique in Elastin known as Desmosine and isodesmosine. This fully verifiable, validated method gives an accurate numeric value.
Nutraceuticals Group® worked directly with Vertex Analytical labs, a FDA licensed iso certified laboratory in conjunction with professor Gerstman to develop the first known validated method to test both Isomers Desmosine and Isodesmosine.
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