The importance of lipids in cutaneous function.

@article{Feingold2007TheIO,
  title={The importance of lipids in cutaneous function.},
  author={Kennenth R Feingold},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={
          2529-30
        }
}
The skin is the largest organ of the body and has a very complex and heterogeneous structure. The innermost layer is the subcutaneous fat layer. Next is the dermis, which contains fibroblasts that produce collagen and elastic fibers. Localized within the dermis are specialized organelles including sebaceous glands, eccrine glands (sweat glands), and hair follicles. The nerves and blood vessels are also localized to the dermis. The outermost layer of the skin is the epidermis, a highly active… CONTINUE READING
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