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What is SNAP-8?

All the information below is strictly for research purposes only. Under no circumstance should this chemical be used for human consumption.

Snap-8 is an octapeptide molecule that contains 8 amino acids backbone. The molecular weight and formula of Snap-8 is 1075.16 Daltons and C41H70N16O16S1, respectively. Research evidences suggest that the octapeptide might reduce wrinkle formation by preventing muscle contraction. Due to these properties, the chemical is being studied as a potential anti-wrinkle treatment, and as an alternative to Botox and other cosmetic procedures. Snap-8 might reduce or inhibit certain neurotransmitters that cause muscle contractions associated with wrinkle formation. Targeting the specific molecular mechanisms could prevent or treat wrinkles

One of the common signs of ageing is the wrinkling of the skin on the face; this is a natural process, which indicates reduction in collagen levels. Collagen is a protein that is very essential in maintaining the muscle integrity and enhancing its structure. The molecular mechanism and physiological pathway involved during the process is linked to collagen triple heeling and the degradation of the polypeptide chains and elastic molecules causes the lipid matrix to lose its tightness. The SNAp Receptor complex is responsible for receiving transmissions, which releases synapses to the formation of complex molecules, which helps in maintaining structural integrity of the skin. SNAP 8 mimics the activity of the natural process thereby reducing wrinkling and skin elasticity. The SNAP Receptor complex is crucial in the release of the synapses; it is formed as a result of VAMP, syntaxin and snap-25. The complex captures all the vesicles and combines them with the membrane vital for transmission; the mimicry process is similar to that of biological systems where it binds to the SNAP-25. Most people use botulinum toxin to alleviate wrinkles and fine lines, however the fungus can be lethal in case it bursts, SNAP 8 is the perfect solution.

SNAP-8 Chemical Profile

Formula: C41H70N16O16S1
Molecular weight: 1075.16
Peptide purity: > 99.0%