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Title Skin moisturization / edited by James J. Leyden, Anthony V. Rawlings
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 671 pages) : illustrations
Series Cosmetic science and technology ; 25
Cosmetic science and technology series ; v. 25
Contents Series Introduction; Preface; Contents; Contributors; The Skin Moisturizer Marketplace; Stratum Corneum Ceramides and Their Role in Skin Barrier Function; Stratum Corneum Moisturizing Factors; Desquamation and the Role of Stratum Corneum Enzymes; The Cornified Envelope: Its Role in Stratum Corneum Structure and Maturation; Dry and Xerotic Skin Conditions; Sensitive Skin and Moisturization; Photodamage and Dry Skin; Atopic Dermatitis; Psoriasis and Ichthyoses; Solvent-, Surfactant-, and Tape Stripping-Induced Xerosis; Clinical Effects of Emollients on Skin; Humectants
Summary Highlighting fuctional changes in the structure of the epidermis and the stratum corneum, this volume presents overviews of clinical and consumer testing approaches together with ex-vivo evaluation procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Barrier creams.
Dermatologic agents.
Skin -- Diseases.
Wetting agents.
Emollients -- pharmacology.
Skin Diseases -- drug therapy.
Emollients -- economics.
Emollients -- therapeutic use.
Skin Diseases -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Leyden, James J. (James Joseph)
Rawlings, Anthony V., 1958-
ISBN 0203908236 (electronic bk.)
0824744136 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203908235 (electronic bk.)
9780824744137 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)