The human skin as a hormone target and an endocrine gland.

@article{Zouboulis2004TheHS,
  title={The human skin as a hormone target and an endocrine gland.},
  author={C. Zouboulis},
  journal={Hormones},
  year={2004},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={
          9-26
        }
}
Hormones influence the development and function of human skin which also produces and releases hormones. Recently attention has been focused on identifying and understanding the complex endocrine properties of human skin, such as expression and function of specific hormone receptors, synthesis of hormones from major classes of compounds used by the body for general purposes, organized metabolism, activation, inactivation and elimination of the hormones in specialized cells of the tissue… Expand
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