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Title: Cosmetics and Floristics
Issue Date: Aug-2002
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Cosmetics- Oxygen, ATP and other nutrients are responsible for the synthesis of skin structural fibrous proteins in the fibroblasts. The ability to synthesize new molecules decreases with age, with the consequent appearance of cutaneous flaccidity and wrinkles in the skin. The main products that have been used to prevent skin ageing and as hair tonics are hydrolysed placenta and other animal derivatives. Now animal products are being replaced by plant products, which act in the same way as placenta extract.

Floristics- During botanical explorations scientists of the Department of Botany, Kumaon University Campus, Almora and Centre for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, St. Xavier's College, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu could collect the following plant species for the first time in India.
Page(s): 20
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.1(4) [July-August 2002]

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