Saturday, February 26, 2011

Ceramide

Ceramides belong to a class of lipid molecules and are the principal component of intercellular lipids.
It is also found in the skin.

Structure:


Uses:
It is an important component in the cohesion of the cells of the skin i.e. holds the cells of the skin in a smooth and firm structure. Ceramide is used as an emollient in the products of hair care.
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