Argireline

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An ingredient similar to Botox. It can be injected or applied topically (for a lesser effect).

Argireline (Wikipedia)
Acetyl hexapeptide-3
Stereo, skeletal formula of acetyl hexapeptide-3
Names
Other names
  • (6S,9S,12S,15S,18S,21S)-21-Acetamido-1-amino-12-(3-amino-3-oxopropyl)-6-carbamoyl-18-(2-carboxyethyl)-9-(3-guanidinopropyl)-1-imino-15-(2-(methylthio)ethyl)-8,11,14,17,20-pentaoxo-2,7,10,13,16,19-hexaazatetracosan-24-oic acid
  • Argireline
Identifiers
616204-22-9 N
ChemSpider 9403386 YesY
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PubChem 11228338
UNII L4EL31FWIL N
Properties
C34H60N14O12S
Molar mass 889.00 g·mol−1
Related compounds
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Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Acetyl hexapeptide-3 is a synthetic anti-wrinkle cosmetics ingredient. It is a peptide which is a fragment of SNAP-25, a substrate of Botulinum toxin (Botox). Acetyl hexapeptide-3 is marketed as Argireline by the Barcelona-based research laboratory Lipotec.

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