Skin Barrier Protection

Abstract

The largest organ of the human body is the skin with its ∼2 m 2 surface area that envelopes the whole organism defining its physical border and which most importantly provides a barrier against internal organ dehydration and external penetration of noxious substances. The critical importance of the skin barrier is appreciated when it is lost such as in skin… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2012/691954

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@inproceedings{Stamatas2012SkinBP, title={Skin Barrier Protection}, author={Georgios N Stamatas and Alex Zvulunov and Paul Horowitz and Gary Lee Grove}, booktitle={Dermatology research and practice}, year={2012} }