SCF-KIT pathway in human epidermal melanocyte homeostasis.

In the August issue of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Grichnik et al (1998) demonstrated the responsiveness of adult human melanocytes to stem cell factor (SCF) in vivo. We have been interested in the role of SCF in postnatal skin since we discovered the production of SCF by human keratinocytes, and noted that the presence of the soluble form of… (More)