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By Joachim W. Fluhr, Peter Elsner, Enzo Berardesca, Howard I. Maibach

Epidermis bioengineering is an increasing box of investigative and medical dermatology. This moment variation of the preferred Bioengineering of the outside: Water and Stratum Corneum makes a speciality of a dramatically superior knowing of dermis body structure in keeping with a number of fresh guides. It explains the mechanisms fascinated by stratum Corneum barrier functionality and stratum Corneum hydration and brings updated all study on epidermal water and transepidermal water loss in well-being and disorder. All chapters are completely revised and new chapters were extra on hydration and itching. This quantity contains new instructions at the standardization of measurements.

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