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20 p, 1.3 MB Basis for enhanced barrier function of pigmented skin / Man, Mao-Qiang (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Lin, Tzu-Kai (Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Medical College & Department of Dermatology, Tainan, Taiwan) ; Santiago, Juan Luis (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Celli, Anna (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Zhong, Lily (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Huang, Zhi-Ming (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Roelandt, Truus (Department of Dermatology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels, Belgium) ; Hupe, Melanie (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Sundberg, John P. (Department of Research and Development, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME) ; Silva, Kathleen A. (Department of Research and Development, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME) ; Crumrine, Debra (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Martin-Ezquerra, Gemma (Hospital del Mar-IMIM) ; Trullas, Carles (ISDIN, Research & Development, Barcelona, Spain) ; Sun, Richard (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Wakefield, Joan S. (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Wei, Maria L. (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Feingold, Kenneth R. (Medical Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Metabolism, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Mauro, Theodora M. (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Elias, Peter M. (Dermatology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Dermatology, UCSF, San Francisco, CA) ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Medicina
Humans with darkly-pigmented skin display superior permeability barrier function in comparison to humans with lightly-pigmented skin. The reduced pH of the stratum corneum (SC) of darkly-pigmented skin could account for enhanced function, because acidifying lightly-pigmented human SC resets barrier function to darkly-pigmented levels. [...]
2014 - 10.1038/jid.2014.187
The Journal of investigative dermatology, Vol. 134 (april 2014) , p. 2399-2407  

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