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How is the GHK-Cu Copper Peptide Powder developed?

Jun 29, 2021

Among the polypeptide , the most impressive non-blue copper peptide is none other, because GHK-Cu copper peptide powder's cost is really expensive. The price of foreign raw materials is 180,000-200,000 yuan/kg, the domestic price is at least 100,000 yuan/kg. It can be said to be comparable to the existence of gold.

GHK-Cu Copper Peptide, also called blue copper peptide, copper peptide, tripeptide-1 copper, English abbreviation GHK-Cu, has a rare structural sequence glycyl-L-histidyl-L-lysine-Cu (II). Tripeptide-1 is a small molecule protein composed of three amino acids. Copper is a trace element needed to maintain body functions, which is a complex of metal copper ions and tripeptides. Because it is rich in non-ferrous metal copper ions, it presents a unique and elegant blue color, it is the first peptide with cosmetic effects to be discovered.

GHK-Cu Copper Peptide Powder

Derived from the collagen tripeptide in plasma, GHK-Cu Copper Peptide Powder has been used in skin care

In 1973, Dr. Loren Pickart from the United States first isolated blue copper peptides. He discovered that there is a collagen tripeptide in human plasma. Follow-up studies have proved that due to the rare amino acid sequence, this This tripeptide has a strong affinity with the offspring of copper ion, and can form a GHK-Cu complex, which is the blue copper peptide. In 1985, Dr. Peelt discovered that GHK-Cu has a powerful wound healing function. Since then, it has been developed for skin care. It has been more than 20 years since it was first applied to skin care products in 1999.

The first company to develop GHK-Cu copper peptide powde skin care products was American healthcare company ProCyte, which was established in Washington State in 1986. As the chief scientist of the company, Dr. Pelt continued to carry out research GHK-Cu in the fields of human tissue repair, wrinkle elimination and hair regeneration, and hopes to commercialize it.

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