The Two Different Classes of Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients in Wrinkle Creams: COX And 5-LOX Inhibitors

COX, a.k.a cyclooxygenase, and 5-LOX, a.k.a. 5-lypooxygenase, are the key enzymes involved in the development of inflammatory response. COX-2 Inhibitors COX-2 (cyclooxygenase-2, also known as Prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase 2) is an enzyme responsible for inflammation. Cyclooxygenase-2 or simply COX-2 converts arachidonic … Continue reading

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