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ceramide

[′ser·ə‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a group of amides formed by linking a fatty acid to sphingosine.
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Alteration of the 4-sphingenine scaffolds of ceramides in keratinocyte-specific Arnt-deficient mice affects skin barrier function.
Among the fats that accumulate, non-esterified fatty acids, triglyceride, diacylglycerol and ceramide are all associated with insulin resistance.
The participants were placed into three groups: high, middle and low levels of ceramides.
LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceramides are naturally produced by our skin to lock-in moisture and promote collagen production.
As well as protecting this most delicate part of your face with ceramides, it plumps and smooths the thin skin.
This is the first time to combine such potent antioxidants with a patented ceramides complex allowing visible results in a time of weeks and not months as other products on the market.
Measurement of GALC activity with a series of substrates that differed in the lengths of their fatty acyl groups revealed that C8:0 ceramide gives fivefold higher activity than substrates containing ceramides with the longer chain fatty acids found in natural ceramides (12), a factor that was important in our ability to detect GALC in dried blood spots.
Formulated for dry hair, ceramides moisturise and help split ends
Conditioning mousse for brittle, damaged hair with ceramides - natural hair strengtheners.
action efficacy and formulation of various moisturizing ingredients that include emollients, humectants, ceramides and other barrier lipids, alphahydroxyacids, and enzymes
Ceramides are the hormones required to maintain moisture in the skin cells.