Skin, immunity and the nervous system.

  title={Skin, immunity and the nervous system.},
  author={Laurent Misery},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={137 6},
Connections between nerve fibres and cutaneous cells have been studied using confocal and electron microscopy. In the skin, nerve fibres may secrete neuromediators, i.e. substance P, vasoactive intestinal peptide, somatostatin, calcitonin-gene-related peptide, gastrin-releasing peptide, neuropeptide Y, peptide histidine-isoleucine, neurotensin, neurokinins A and B, bradykinin, acetylcholine, catecholamines, endorphins and enkephalins. Neurohormones such as prolactin, melanocyte-stimulating… CONTINUE READING
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