Is Juvederm Derived from Animals?

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Juvederm is not derived from an animal

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Although some of the older hyaluronic acid products were derived from rooster combs, Juvederm is not derived from an animal. None of the most popular hyaluronic acid products currently on the market are derived from an animal.

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Juvederm is human recombinant hyaluronic acid

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No juvederm is not derived from animals. Howevery, it is a human gene that has been transferred typically to a bacteria. The bacteria then becomes a factory to reproduce the hyaluronic acid that is made from the DNA template.

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