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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2010
2010
Epidermal innate immunity is a complex process involving a balance of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, structural proteins… (More)
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2006
2006
The upper layer of the epidermis, the stratum corneum (SC), is very important for skin barrier function. During the last… (More)
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2006
2006
Vernix caseosa (vernix) is a white creamy substance covering the skin of the fetus during the last trimester of pregnancy. The… (More)
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2005
2005
Vernix caseosa is a white cream-like substance that covers the skin of the foetus and the newborn baby. Recently, we discovered… (More)
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2005
2005
To explore traditional neonatal beliefs and care practices and to assess the predictors for giving prelacteal feeds, a… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to define the spectrum, activity, and spatial distribution of antimicrobial peptides in… (More)
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2003
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2003
Antimicrobial peptides/proteins are widespread in nature and play a critical role in host defense. To investigate whether these… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Peptide antibiotics are part of the surface defences against microbial intruders. However, the presence and… (More)
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1997
1997
A study was performed to investigate the relationship between external and middle ear factors and hearing screening results by… (More)
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1961
1961
1024 These infants are remarkable not only because, like foetal versions of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, they emerge at least… (More)
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