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LOral Patents Metalloproteases Inhibitor

November 14, 2005

Patent No. US 6,645,477 B1: Societe L’Oréal SA patented a method to induce and/or stimulate the growth of hair and/or to slow hair loss. The method involves applying a topical composition with an effective amount of a metalloproteases (TIMP) inhibitor to the hair and/or the scalp, leaving it in contact with the hair and/or the scalp for a sufficient amount of time and optionally rinsing it out.
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