stratum germinativum

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stratum germinativum

[′strad·əm ‚jər·mə·nə′tī·vəm]
(histology)
The innermost germinative layer of the epidermis.
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However, in skin wounds treated with extract D, immunostaining for laminin was revealed only in some basal keratinocytes and discontinously in the basement membrane (Fig.
Skin retinoid concentrations are modulated by CYP26AI expression restricted to basal keratinocytes in normal human skin and differentiated 3D skin models.
Virus infects basal keratinocytes probably via micro-abrasions of the epithelial surface that leave the basal lamina intact (2).
We performed a liver biopsy that showed periportal fibrosis with presence of plasma cells, acidophilic bodies and balloon degeneration and a skin biopsy that revealed the presence of necrotic basal keratinocytes, focal oedema and perivascular lymphohistiocytic infiltrate.