NEVUS, EPIDERMAL (disorder)

Known as: Epidermal Nevus, Nevus, Epidermal, Epidermal nevi 
A benign, pigmented skin growth caused by an overgrowth of the epidermis. It is typically seen at birth, but can develop in early childhood or later… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The outer covering of the skin — the epidermis — is subject to sustained environmental assaults. As a result, many cells acquire… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Telomerase transgenics are an important tool to assess the role of telomerase in cancer, as well as to evaluate the potential use… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND In Xenopus embryos, fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) and secreted inhibitors of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN, Lyell's syndrome) is a severe adverse drug reaction in which keratinocytes die and large… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Injury to stratified epithelia causes a strong induction of keratins 6 (K6) and 16 (K16) in post-mitotic keratinocytes located at… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Topical application of curcumin, the yellow pigment in turmeric and curry, strongly inhibited 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Transforming growth factor-alpha (TGF-alpha) is thought to be the major autocrine factor controlling growth in epidermal cells… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
The spreading of cells across the surface of an epidermal wound enables epidermal migration to be studied independently of the… (More)
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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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1976
Highly Cited
1976
INSECT sense organs are produced by small groups of specialised epidermal cells1. The receptor neurones differentiate at the… (More)
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