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Vernix Caseosa (substance)

Known as: Vernix Caseosas, Vernix Caseosa, Vernix 
An unctuous substance composed of sebum and desquamated epithelial cells, which covers the skin of the fetus.
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Abstract:  The development of experimental models for the in vitro study of human sebaceous gland turned down the theory of a… Expand
Review
2007
Review
2007
Drug use by pregnant women has been extensively associated with adverse mental, physical, and psychological outcomes in their… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The upper layer of the epidermis, the stratum corneum (SC), is very important for skin barrier function. During the last… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
To explore traditional neonatal beliefs and care practices and to assess the predictors for giving prelacteal feeds, a… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Abstract.Vernix caseosa is a white cream-like substance that covers the skin of the foetus and the newborn baby. Recently, we… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to define the spectrum, activity, and spatial distribution of antimicrobial peptides in… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Antimicrobial peptides/proteins are widespread in nature and play a critical role in host defense. To investigate whether these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Summary Background  Peptide antibiotics are part of the surface defences against microbial intruders. However, the presence and… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE Screening auditory status prior to neonatal hospital discharge to identify newborns with severe hearing impairment is… Expand
Review
1965
Review
1965
  • N. Nicolaides
  • Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 23084815
The literature is reviewed and new data are presented for the lipid class analysis of samples of lipid from the following skin… Expand