keratinocyte


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keratinocyte

[kə′rat·ən·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
A specialized epidermal cell that synthesizes keratin.
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REVERSING SKIN CELL AGING Epidermal keratinocytes in aging
The reasons for this are unclear but involve lack of oxygen reaching skin cells, delayed migration of keratinocytes, decreased collagen synthesis, and also delayed growth of new blood vessels within the wound.
E-cadherin at the cell periphery is a determinant of keratinocyte differentiation in vitro.
Little is known about the active ingredients of coal tar or how it works in psoriasis, but it does reduce pruritis and infection, and helps to normalise keratinocyte function, reducing plaque formation.
HaCaT cells, an immortalized human keratinocyte line, were grown in Dulbecco's modified Eagle's Medium (HyClone, USA) containing a low calcium (LC) concentration (1.
com/your-skin-can-sniff-certain-aromas-that-help-it-heal-faster-28872) new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology , it was found that these olfactory receptors also existed in the cells that form the outermost layer of the skin, called the keratinocytes.
FGF receptors 1 and 2 are key regulators of keratinocyte migration in vitro and in wounded skin.
In a new study, researchers assessed the risk of keratinocyte carcinoma associated with the use of three UV nail lamp models.
They were prepared by primary cultures of fibroblast and keratinocyte cells on hydrated collagen sponges.
Specific topics include isolation of adult mouse stem keratinocytes using magnetic cell sorting, growth and stratification of epithelial cells in minimal culture conditions, establishment of spontaneously immortalized keratinocyte lines from wild-type and mutant mice, directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells to epidermal progenitors, expression and analysis of exogenous proteins in epidermal sells, and gene expression profiling of mouse epidermal keratinocytes.
Additionally, genes associated with cell cycle and apoptosis were also regulated as might be expected considering the influence of RA on keratinocyte differentiation and cell death.