A new model for assaying epidermal cell turnover times is presented. It is based on desquamation rates of the stratum corneum and the consequent obligatory turnover time of the keratinocyte layer. A total epidermal turnover time of 45 days is derived from the model for the human volar forearms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||British Journal of Dermatology|
|State||Published - May 1977|
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