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  • n. Plural form of pentapeptide.


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  • "pentapeptides", whatever they are, so I don't need endless adverts featuring "celebrity beauty editors" rammed down my throat.

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  • Face Moisturizer: Jurlique Herbal Recovery Gel (1oz $67): With slick packaging, multi-syllabic ingredients (pentapeptides! humectants!), and promises of clear, glowing, and unblemished skin, it's amazing how one doesn't get vertigo shopping in the drugstore.

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  • To hell with pentapeptides or whatever rubbish the cosmetic companies are peddling through contrived adverts, this is the next product to revolutionise the industry!

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  • I tried some pentapeptides last night from Boots at £12.99 and I was amazed at how much younger my skin looks…

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  • I got a couple of marketing contacts who are keen to push pentapeptides.

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  • Either of two naturally occurring pentapeptides methionine or leucine in the brain, that have potent opiate-like effects and serve as neurotransmitters.

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  • The ad, created by Saatchi & Saatchi, was also deemed to have been misleading in claiming that 'pentapeptides are effective at reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles' and that it unfairly claimed that the mention of a paper presented at the World Congress of Dematology misleadingly implied that the findings of that paper were supported by the scientific community.


  • It’s aged more gracefully than many books of that period, but not even “fruit micro-oils” or “pentapeptides” can hide the wrinkles.

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  • Yang J, Zhao TJ, Goldstein JL, Brown MS (2008) Inhibition of ghrelin O-acyltransferase (GOAT) by octanoylated pentapeptides.

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