Cutaneous induction of corticotropin releasing hormone by Propionibacterium acnes extracts.

@article{Isard2009CutaneousIO,
  title={Cutaneous induction of corticotropin releasing hormone by Propionibacterium acnes extracts.},
  author={Olivia Isard and Anne-Chantal Knol and Nathalie Castex-Rizzi and Amir Khammari and Marie Charv{\'e}ron and Brigitte Dr{\'e}no},
  journal={Dermato-endocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={96-9}
}
The skin commensal bacillus Propionibacterium acnes is known to play a major role in the development of acne vulgaris and it is established that this bacteria is involved both in the induction and maintenance of the inflammatory phase of acne. The corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH), a neuropeptide originally isolated from the hypothalamus, is also produced by the skin. CRH has been reported to play a role in the inflammation, the production of sebum and finally the differentiation of… CONTINUE READING
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