Download Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and the Stratum Corneum, by Joachim W. Fluhr, Peter Elsner, Enzo Berardesca, Howard I. PDF

By Joachim W. Fluhr, Peter Elsner, Enzo Berardesca, Howard I. Maibach

Bioengineering of the surface, or extra exactly the biophysical overview of dermis body structure, is relocating swiftly from a descriptive method of a deeper realizing of biophysical and biochemical techniques. This moment variation of the preferred textual content Bioengineering of the outside: Water and Stratum Corneum displays the development within the box, targeting the dramatically better knowing of dermis body structure. in particular, it reports the shift in our figuring out of the stratum corneum from an inert surrounding sheet to a biologically lively compartment.

The stratum corneum is the interface among the occasionally harsh setting and the inner turmoil of the human physique. in response to lots of contemporary guides, this e-book explains the mechanisms considering stratum corneum barrier functionality and hydration. It displays 10 years of development not just of the non-invasive biophysical evaluation of epidermis body structure parameter, but in addition of the perfection of the to be had units. It brings all examine on epidermal water and transepidermal water loss in future health and illness updated with the revision of present chapters in addition to further chapters from new participants on hydration and itching. This version additionally contains new guidance at the standardization of measurements.

Bioengineering of the surface will improve verbal exchange in the study neighborhood and should be priceless for scientists within the epidermis bioengineering box through proposing equipment that provide trustworthy and reproducible methods for product trying out within the pharmaceutical and beauty industries, in addition to for simple learn

Show description

Read Online or Download Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and the Stratum Corneum, 2nd Edition PDF

Similar bioengineering books

Bioengineering and Biophysical Aspects of Electromagnetic Fields (Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, 3Ed)

Bioengineering and Biophysical points of Electromagnetic Fields essentially comprises discussions at the physics, engineering, and chemical features of electromagnetic (EM) fields at either the molecular point and bigger scales, and investigates their interactions with organic platforms. the 1st quantity of the bestselling and newly up-to-date guide of organic results of Electromagnetic Fields, 3rd version, this booklet provides fabric describing contemporary theoretical advancements, in addition to new information on fabric houses and interactions with susceptible and powerful static magnetic fields.

Bioengineering Aspects in the Design of Gas Exchangers: Comparative Evolutionary, Morphological, Functional, and Molecular Perspectives

This ebook encapsulates over 3 a long time of the author’s paintings on comparative useful respiration morphology. It presents insights into the mechanism(s) wherein respiration potential and techniques originated and complex to their sleek states. Pertinent cross-disciplinary information and proof were built-in and reexamined with the intention to arrive at extra powerful solutions to questions concerning the foundation of the sensible designs of fuel exchangers.

Biomechanics of Artificial Organs and Prostheses

Synthetic organs are one of many world’s maximum developments in medication. This e-book covers cardiopulmonary pass surgical procedure; synthetic hearts and pacemakers; stenting and ballooning; man made lungs, kidneys, and knees, dental protheses; and extra. it's a one-stop resource of uncomplicated wisdom and methods essential to comprehend, layout, enhance, and assessment man made organs and prostheses.

Additional resources for Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and the Stratum Corneum, 2nd Edition

Example text

Invest. , 88, 212, 1987. 71. , Structures formed by epidermal lipids in vitro, Semin. , 11, 121, 1992. 72. T. et al. Partition of sodium dodecyl sulfate into stratum corneum lipid liposomes, Arch. Dermatol. , 285, 151, 1993. 73. de la Maza, A. et al. Influence of the level of ceramides in the permeability of stratum corneum lipid liposomes caused by sodium dodecyl sulfate, Chem. Phys. Lipids, 94, 181, 1998. 74. Lopez, O. et al. Solubilization of liposomes by sodium dodecyl sulfate: new mechanism based on direct formation of mixed micelles, Arch.

75. Lopez, O. et al. Influence of ceramides in the solubilization of stratum corneum lipid liposomes by C(12)-betaine/sodium dodecyl sulfate mixtures, Int. J. , 187, 231, 1999. 76. Lopez, O. et al. Different stratum corneum lipid liposomes as models to evaluate the effect of sodium dodecyl sulfate, Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1508, 196, 2000. 77. , Liposome Dermatics, Springer, Berlin, 1992, 341. 78. , Handbook of Cosmetic Science and Technology, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1991, 201. 79. , Liposome Dermatics, Springer, Berlin, 1992, 346.

The only exception was the axillary regions, which displayed lower pH in ichthyotic patients compared with normal patients, probably because of the reduced sweating of these patients. The higher pH in ichthyosis vulgaris was paralleled by an impaired alkali resistance test [64]. More recently, Ohmann and Vahlquist confirmed the elevated surface pH in ichthyosis vulgaris compared with X-linked recessive ichthyosis patients and healthy volunteers. However, the pH gradient showed markedly lower pH values in X-linked recessive ichthyosis and slightly lower values in ichthyosis vulgaris [3].

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.93 of 5 – based on 3 votes