Properties of adhesive tapes used for stratum corneum stripping

The effectiveness of three adhesive tapes, 3M’s No. 810, No. 845 and No. 850, in stripping stratum comeum from hairless mouse skin. was compared by measuring transdermal water loss (TEWL) and distribution profiles of a marker, minoxidil, from a solution formulation. While No. 850 tape failed to increase TEWL perceptively even after 24 strippings, both No… CONTINUE READING