Palmitoyl pentapeptide-4 is a combination of five amino acids and palmitic acid. Peptides form the basic building material of proteins. It can be considered a breakthrough, in case of improved appearance of the skin, without harming or irritating the skin in any way. Palmitoyl pentapeptide-4 forms a part of Matrikine, which are messengers that regulate cell proliferation and cell-matrix renewal. It was first peptide cosmetic ingredients developed by corporation Sederma SA and Proctor & Gamble. It is also known by name Matrixyl.
L-Serine, N2-(1-oxohexadecyl)-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-L-threonyl-L-lysyl-; Matrixyl(PAL-KTTKS); Pal-Lys-Thr-Thr-Lys-Ser-OH; N2-(1-Oxohexadecyl)-L-lysyl-L-threonyl-L-tChemicalbookhreonyl-L-lysyl-L-serine; PalmitoylPentapeptidePAL-Lys-Thr-Thr-Lys-Ser; PalMitoylPentapeptide-4; Matrixyl(PalmitoylPentapeptide); Matrixyl, Palmitoylpentapeptide-4