Moisturization has taken center stage in skin care research and product development for decades. New remedies for dry skin have entered and left the shelves of drugstores. Still, dry facial skin remains a major concern for consumers. Though skin biology is central to develop reliable moisturizers, researching the impact of the skin’s molecular profile has been lacking. Skin lipidomics is changing this.
Tag Cosmetics / Dermatology
Lipotype put online a new biotech & dermatology customer reference with Aldeyra Therapeutics about lipid analysis for topical dermal drug development for the treatment of ichthyosis associated with SLS.
Lipotype and Lipoid presented a joint poster featuring the core findings of their skin lipidome research at IFSCC 2018 in Munich. Overwhelmingly positive feedback resulted in placing the poster among the top 10 of all IFSCC 2018 posters.
Lipotype put online a new skin lipidomics customer reference with Royal DSM about lipid analysis for the investigation of photodamaged dry facial skin from different ethnic groups.
Lipotype put online a new skin lipidomics customer reference with Lipoid about lipid analysis for skin penetration properties of saturated phospholipids.
Lipotype published in SOFW Journal about skin lipidomics to better understand skin aging
The largest lipidomics study to date analyzing skin lipids in more than 250 skin samples has been published in “Scientific Reports” (Sadowski T. et al. “Large-scale human skin lipidomics by quantitative, high-throughput shotgun mass spectrometry.” Scientific Reports 2017, doi: 10.1038/srep43761). The study applied a novel Skin Lipidomics Technology Platform developed by Lipotype GmbH, a German Max-Planck-Institute spin-off.
Lipotype GmbH, a German Max-Planck spin-off company, launched its novel Lipotype Shotgun Skin Lipidomics Technology and offers lipid analysis services for applications such as cosmetic claim support, topical drug development, efficacy testing for dermatological pharmacology and the cosmetic industry.