Epidermis

Known as: EPIDERMAL TISSUE, Entire portion of epidermis, Epidermal 
The external, nonvascular layer of the skin. It is made up, from within outward, of five layers of EPITHELIUM: (1) basal layer (stratum basale… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Atopic disease, including atopic dermatitis (eczema), allergy and asthma, has increased in frequency in recent decades and now… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The discovery of long-lived epithelial stem cells in the bulge region of the hair follicle led to the hypothesis that epidermal… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The regeneration of the skin and its appendages is thought to occur by the regulated activation of a dedicated stem cell… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The primary function of the epidermis is to produce the protective, semi-permeable stratum corneum that permits terrestrial life… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The tight junction (TJ) and its adhesion molecules, claudins, are responsible for the barrier function of simple epithelia, but… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The epidermis is populated by stem cells that produce daughters that differentiate to form the interfollicular epidermis, hair… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The location of follicular and epidermal stem cells in mammalian skin is a crucial issue in cutaneous biology. We demonstrate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The role of the Arabidopsis homeobox gene, GLABRA 2 (GL2), in the development of the root epidermis has been investigated. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In contrast to mouse epidermal cells, human skin keratinocytes are rather resistant to transformation in vitro. Immortalization… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Three monoclonal antibodies (AE1, AE2, and AE3) were prepared against human epidermal keratins and used to study keratin… (More)
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