1. What is Lipidure®?
Lipidure® is a polymer ingredient developed as a surface preparation agent for artificial organs and is characterized by its biological compatibility.
2. Mechanism of Biological Compatibility
The biological compatibility of Lipidure® is derived from the properties of the phosphorylcholine (PC) group, a living organism-derived functional group.
What is the PC group?
The PC group, a polar head group of phospholipids that constitutes the main component of cell membranes, exhibits the following properties, which create various functions for Lipidure®.
3. Application in Contact Lens Cleaning and Maintenance Solutions
With excellent antifouling and moisture retaining performance, Lipidure® is used by major Japanese manufacturers for contact lens solutions.
4. Use in Ophthalmic Solutions (Artificial Tears)
Lipidure® has also been adopted for ophthalmic solutions because of its superb moisture retaining and horny-coat protection effects.
5. Various Applications in the Life Science Field
With its unrivalled, distinctive features, Lipidure® is used in various life science products.
6. Lineup of Lipidure® for Cosmetics
The high-level biocompatibility and safety of Lipidure® also make it suitable as a cosmetic ingredient. A variety of Lipidure® products are available for various purposes.
|Product Name||Label Name||Purpose||Structure|
|Lipidure®–HM||Polyphosphorylcholine Glycol Acrylate||*1|
*2 Hair care