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Also-called-like-this: Acidic Fibroblast growth factor, FGF1, rh-Polypeptide-11


Sh-Polypeptide-11 is a medium sized cell signaling molecule also called Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor. It belongs to the same group of ingredients (Growth Factors) as its better-known sister, Epidermal Growth Factor or Sh-Oligopeptide-1. As its name suggests, FGF can stimulate the growth and proliferation of fibroblast cells (VIP cells that produce among other things collagen). According to manufacturer info, it also stimulates skin regeneration, wound healing and collagen and elastin synthesis. 

As for research, we could find an in-vitro study that proved that "Recombinant FGF-1 strongly stimulated fibroblast and keratinocyte proliferation. However, the transition of this protein through the SC required an appropriate carrier system - lipid spheres." 

It's also good to know that slathering mitogenic (= stimulates cell proliferation) ingredients on yourself is somewhat controversial. If you are new to the "Growth Factors and skincare" topic, we have a more detailed explanation of Epidermal Growth Factor, so click here and read all about it.

Show me some proof

  • Żerańska, Justyna, et al. "A study of the activity and effectiveness of recombinant fibroblast growth factor (Q40P/S47I/H93G rFGF-1) in anti-aging treatment." Advances in Dermatology and Allergology/Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii 33.1 (2016): 28.

Products with SH-Polypeptide-11

Swanicoco Peptine Biome Serum Eighth Day Regenerating Serum AnteAGE Overnight Brows Serum AnteAGE Overnight Lash Serum CLINERAL SKINPRO Medical Grade Skin Care PRP Growth Factor Facelift - Epidermal Growth Factor, HGF, LGF Facial Serum Caolion P-Tox® Recovery Essence Interfarmac s.r.l. Remize Siero Larens Face Toner Be Minimalist Multi-Peptide Serum (7% Matrixyl 3000 + 3% Bio-Placenta) Catherine Jinn Age Gracefully Sidmool Min Jung Gi Efi Eye Cream Sidmool Royal Honey Peptide Deep Moisture Sleeping Pack Swanicoco Fermentation Peptine Eye Care Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Sidmool Dr. Galatok Galatokside Real Peptide Barrier Moisture Cream Sidmool Dr. Galatok Galatokside Real N.M.F Barrier Serum Swanicoco Peptine Biome Cream Swanicoco Peptine Biome Emulsion Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Cream Inked Ritual Anti-Fade Tattoo Serum Kate Somerville Kx Active Concentrates Bio-Mimicking Peptides Serum Sidmool Bulgarian Rose Essential Sidmool Madagascar Ultra Moisture Cream Colibri Cosmetics Hyaluron Konzentrat Neulii Cicapepta Repair Serum Murad Nutrient-Charged Water Gel Sidmool Idebenone Elastic Ampoule body blitz Plump It Up Serum Nurse Jamie EGF Platinum 7 Rejuvenating Facial Cream Torriden Cellmazing Centella Mask Pack Drunk Elephant Protini Powerpeptide Resurf Serum Skin Labo Extra Lifting Mask Dermarium Liquid Sapphire The Dermarium Liquid Sapphire Serum SAMARITÉ DIVINE SECRET SERUM Skin Matrix Platinum Peptide Moisturiser BONAJOUR Elf Skin (Toner) Dr. brandt Needles No More No More Baggage SeneGence Advanced Seneplex+® Renewal Serum With Retinol Eighth Day Eye Renewal Cream Noble Panacea Rejuvenating Night Balm CELLBN 24K Gold Ampoule Set Natura Bissé Inhibit Tensolift Neck Cream Rude Serum Of Love Waylab Elevate Serum ZIIP Golden Gel LACURA Multi-peptide Moisturiser Physicians Formula The Essence Of Healthy Toner & Setting Spray Caolion Pore Deep Toner