Neuropeptides in skin.

@article{Lotti1995NeuropeptidesIS,
  title={Neuropeptides in skin.},
  author={Prof. Torello Lotti and Giuseppe Hautmann and Emiliano Panconesi},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          482-96
        }
}
Neuropeptides are a heterogeneous group of more than 50 molecules that play a role in various cutaneous functions and diseases; they act as neuromodulators, neurotransmitters, neurohormones, and hormones. In the skin, neuropeptides are synthesized locally (i.e., in keratinocytes and in endothelial cells) and are transported by nerve fibers or immune cells (i.e., lymphocytes, monocytes, and polymorphonuclear cells). Specific receptors and binding sites for neuropeptides have been described in… CONTINUE READING
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