General and Biological Chemistry

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    Pleinlaan 2

    1050 Brussels


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The research unit ABIS mainly develops research on: 1. Fundamental study of the biophysical and biochemical properties of the human skin; 2. Objective and quantitative evaluation of some fundamental properties of the skin; 3. Objective evaluation of the efficiency of various dermato-cosmetic ingredients and dermato-cosmetic treatments on the human skin; 4. The use of hydro- and lipo-soluble plant extracts as active ingredients in dermato-cosmetic preparations used in skin care; 5. Fundamental principles of in vitro and in vivo percutaneous absorption of dermato-cosmetic products (humane and porcine skin); 6. The use of iontoforesis in percutaneous absorption of vasoactive products when applied in physiotherapeutic treatments.


  • Cellulitis
  • Phyto-Cosmetics
  • Percutaneous Absorption
  • Human Skin
  • Anti-Cellulitis Treatment
  • Dermato-Cosmetics
  • Bioengineering


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