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    Oxidative stress caused by environmental exposures results in numerous skin diseases. Phloretin (PHL) is often used to relieve various skin symptoms, however, precipitation or crystallization of PHL in aqueous systems limits its ability to diffuse through the stratum corneum, making it difficult to exert effect at the target. To address this challenge, we herein report a method for the generation of core-shell nanostructure (G-LSS) via the growth of sericin crust around gliadin nanoparticle as a topical nanocarrier of PHL to improve its cutaneous bioavailability. Physicochemical performance, morphology, stability, and antioxidant activity of the nanoparticles were characterized. G-LSS-PHL exhibited uniformed spherical nanostructures with the robust encapsulation on PHL (∼90 %). This strategy protected PHL from UV-induced degradation, facilitating to inhibit erythrocyte hemolysis and quench free radicals in a dose-dependent manner. Transdermal delivery experiments and porcine skin fluorescence imaging indicated that G-LSS facilitated the penetration of PHL across the epidermis layer of skin to reach deep-seated sites, and promoted cumulative turnover of PHL with a 2.0-fold increase. Cell cytotoxicity and uptake assay confirmed that as-prepared nanostructure was nontoxic to HSFs, and promoted cellular absorption of PHL. Therefore, this work opened up new promising avenues for developing robust antioxidant nanostructure for topical applications. Copyright © 2023 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


    Fu-Cen Luo, Jing-Jing Zhu, Xin-Meng You, Xiao-Quan Yang, Shou-Wei Yin. Biocompatible gliadin-sericin complex colloidal particles used for topical delivery of the antioxidant phloretin. Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces. 2023 May;225:113244

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