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Title Bioengineering of the skin : water and stratum corneum / edited by Joachim Fluhr [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (420 pages) : illustrations
Series Dermatology
Dermatology (CRC Press)
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Transepidermal water loss and barrier function -- pt. 3. Water content
Summary Bioengineering of the skin, or more precisely the biophysical assessment of skin physiology, is moving rapidly from a descriptive approach to a deeper understanding of biophysical and biochemical processes. This second edition of the popular text Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and Stratum Corneum reflects the progress in the field, focusing on the dramatically improved understanding of skin physiology. Specifically, it reviews the shift in our understanding of the stratum corneum from an inert surrounding sheet to a biologically active compartment. The stratum corneum is the interface betwee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bioengineering.
Dehydration (Physiology)
Skin absorption.
Skin -- Measurement.
Skin -- metabolism.
Biomedical Engineering -- methods.
Body Water.
Skin Diseases -- diagnosis.
Water Loss, Insensible -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Fluhr, Joachim.
ISBN 1420040111 (electronic bk.)
9781420040111 (electronic bk.)