Sake Lees

Black rice (Oryza sativa L. var. japonica) hydrolyzed peptides induce expression of hyaluronan synthase 2 gene in HaCaT keratinocytes.

Quantitation and structural determination of glucosylceramides contained in sake lees.

Effects of topical application of alpha-D-glucosylglycerol on dermal levels of insulin-like growth factor-i in mice and on facial skin elasticity in humans.

Effects of ethyl alpha-D-glucoside on skin barrier disruption.

Effect of ingested concentrate and components of sake on epidermal permeability barrier disruption by UVB irradiation.

Effects of ethyl-alpha-d-glucoside on human dermal fibroblasts.

Effect of a sake concentrate on the epidermis of aged mice and confirmation of ethyl alpha-D-glucoside as its active component.

Radish root

A Novel Compound Rasatiol Isolated from Raphanus sativus Has a Potential to Enhance Extracellular Matrix Synthesis in Dermal Fibroblasts

Vitamins and Skin Health

Topical Retinol Restores Type I Collagen Production in Photoaged Forearm Skin within Four Weeks.

Retinoids in the treatment of skin aging: an overview of clinical efficacy and safety.

Vitamin E in dermatology.

Vitamin E: critical review of its current use in cosmetic and clinical dermatology.

Interaction of vitamins C and E as better cosmeceuticals.

Comparative effects of biodynes, tocotrienol-rich fraction, and tocopherol in enhancing collagen synthesis and inhibiting collagen degradation in stress-induced premature senescence model of human diploid fibroblasts.

Effect of vitamin C and its derivatives on collagen synthesis and cross-linking by normal human fibroblasts.

Induction of collagen synthesis by ascorbic acid. A possible mechanism.


The role of hyaluronan in wound healing.

Molecular insights into the effects of sodium hyaluronate preparations in keratinocytes.

The use of sodium hyaluronate for the treatment of radiation recall dermatitis.

Hyaluronate fragments reverse skin atrophy by a CD44-dependent mechanism.

Proposed mechanisms of action for retinoid derivatives in the treatment of skin aging.

Effect of hyaluronate on physicochemical and biological properties of collagen solution which could be used as collagen filler.

Recipes for reconstituting skin.

Collagen-based wound dressing: effects of hyaluronic acid and fibronectin on wound healing.