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2012-02-04 19:42:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolastil.com Prolastil Skin Cream and Eye Serum Scientific Update The products, marketed under the name , Prolastil E-50 work by increasing the amount of elastin in the skin. The main cause of both wrinkles and facial sagging is the gradual loss of elastin in aged or photo-damaged skin. Elastin loss was previously thought to be irreversible. It has been shown by scientists at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to enter into...

2011-03-01 14:43:35

Scientists have unravelled the shape of the protein that gives human tissues their elastic properties in what could lead to the development of new synthetic elastic polymers. University of Manchester researchers, working with colleagues in Australia and the United States, used state-of-the-art techniques to reveal the structure of tropoelastin, the main component of elastin. Elastin allows tissues in humans and other mammals to stretch, for example when the lungs expand and contract for...