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Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF)

$14.99
Skin Concern:
Hair Care
Skin Type:
All skin types
Size:
50mcg

Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) helps promote healthy hair.

Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) helps promote healthy hair.

How to use it

Beginner: Add 1 tube to 4 oz of your favorite base cream or water-based formula.

Advanced: This ingredient is recommended for use at about 0.00005% in formulations. Carefully add this solution during the cool down phase of formulation with gentle mixing. This ingredient is soluble in creams and water-based products, but not recommended for use in anhydrous products.

Quick Tips

Store product in fridge. Do not freeze.

Product Life

12 Months

Ingredients

Products with this ingredient:
Brow and Lash Serum, Gray Hair Serum, Hair Care Serum, Lip Collagen Treatment, Nail Care Serum

INCI:
sh-Polypeptide-3

Research

Beer, HD, Bittner, M, Niklaus, G, Munding, C, Max, N); Goppelt, A, Werner, S (2005) The fibroblast growth factor binding protein is a novel interaction partner of FGF-7, FGF-10 and FGF-22 and regulates FGF activity: implications for epithelial repair. Oncogene, 24: 5269-5277

Braun, Susanne, Krampert, Monika, Bodo, Enikoe, Kuemin, Angelika, Born-Berclaz, Christiane, Paus, Ralf, Werner, Sabine. (2006) Keratinocyte growth factor protects epidermis and hair follicles from cell death induced by UV irradiation, chemotherapeutic or cytotoxic agents Journal Cell Science, 119: 4841-4849

Danilenko, Dimitry M.; Ring, Brian D.; Yanagihara, Donna; Benson, William; Wiemann, Bernadette; Starnes, Charles O.; Pierce, Glenn F. (1995) Keratinocyte growth factor is an important endogenous mediator of hair follicle growth , development, and differentiation. Normalization of the nu/nu follicular differentiation defect and amelioration of chemotherapy induced alopecia. American Journal of Pathology 147: 145-54.

Guo, Lifei; Degenstein, Linda; Fuchs, Elaine (1996) Keratinocyte growth factor is required for hair development but not for wound healing. Genes & Development 10:165-75.

Jang, JH (2005) Stimulation of human hair growth by the recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor-2 (KGF-2). Biotechnology Letters, 27:749-52.

Karvinen, S; Pasonen-Seppanen, S; Hyttinen, JMT; Pienimaki, JP; Torronen, K, Jokela, TA; Tammi, MI, Tammi, R (2003) Keratinocyte growth factor stimulates migration and hyaluronan synthesis in the epidermis by activation of keratinocyte hyaluronan synthases 2 and 3. J Biol Chem, 278:49495-49504.

DISCLAIMERS
For Topical Use Only, Not Intended for Consumption.

Claims on this page have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease.