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Author Menon, Gopinathan, (California Academy of Sciences, California, USA), speaker

Title The epidermis and its barrier(s) / G.K. Menon
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (41 min.) : color, sound)
Series Skin biology, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Skin biology
Contents Contents: The importance of the skin barrier and its components -- The stratum corneum and the brick- and- mortar analogy -- Differentiation & programmed cell death of keratinocytes -- Lamellar bodies and their contents -- Barrier and moisturization -- Stratum corneum lipids and enzymes -- Epidermal tight junctions -- Measurement of trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL) -- Skin pigmentation, UV protection and P53 -- Immune barrier (Langerhans cells, Langerin & Birbek granules) -- Hair follicles (anti-microbial barrier and a route for skin penetration) -- Transdermal drug delivery -- Barrier homeostasis/up-regulation of properties -- Aves & mammals: liquid sequestration differences -- Adaptive plasticity of human skin barrier
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
Title from title frames
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Subject Epidermis -- Cytology.
Skin -- Permeability.
Epidermal Cells.
Epidermis -- physiology.
Skin -- cytology.
Skin -- metabolism.
Skin Physiological Phenomena.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video