ceramide


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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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The higher pH resulted in an enzyme imbalance that caused cells to overproduce ceramide.
Companies profiled in 2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Ceramide Industry Evonik, Sederma, Unitika, Swiss Legend Group, Kao Chemicals, Ashland, LIPO, Toyobo, Arkema, HAOHUA INDUSTRY, BIOCAR, WUHAN SAIGUANG, ACROBJ and Pioneer Biotech.
Ceramide 2, the messenger peptide, is the intercellular glue that holds living cells together and assists in enabling skin structures to stay intact and healthy.
However, with age, ceramide production declines, and skin begins to sag and wrinkle.
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Thus, the membrane sphingolipid ceramide, reactive oxygen species (ROS) and importantly p38 MAPK proteins have been identified as critical molecular actors of the membrane initiated-response of the endothelium to IR.
Evonik's objective is to bring new innovations and share new findings within the ceramide research field on a regular basis, according to the company.
Mielke's team found that the higher the level of plasma sphingomyelins and the lower the level of ceramide - two types of fat found in cells throughout the body - the slower the progression of the dementia of Alzheimer's disease.
Anti-tumoral action of cannabinoids: involvement of sustained ceramide accumulation and extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation.