Patents

K18Peptide™: It Starts with Science

K18 Peptide technology for hair was developed by a group of researchers led by Prof. Artur Cavaco-Paulo at the Centre of Biological Engineering, University of Minho, and Solfarcos Technologies

 

Selected Publications: 

  1. Molecular modeling of hair keratin/peptide complex: Using MM‐PBSA calculations to describe experimental binding results, Proteins, 2012, 5, 1409-1417
  2. Insights on the mechanical behavior of keratin fibrils, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2016, 89, 477-483
  3. Changing the Shape of Hair with Keratin Peptides, RSC, Adv., 2017, 7, 51581-51592
  4. Peptide- protein interactions within human hair keratins , International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2017, 101 805-814

 

    Patents

    WIPO Patent - WO201505621A63 - 2015

    US Patent -  10,709,655 B2 – 2020

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