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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

 Learn about The Hair Repair and Biommimetic Science Behind K18 directly from our co-founder, Suveen Sahib.

 

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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    Hair professionals can shop wholesale at the following distributors. Coming soon, professionals within the US will be able to shop directly from K18hair.com. Check back for updates as we continue to expand globally.

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