- pH-regulated mechanisms account for pigment-type differences in epidermal barrier functionRoshan Gunathilake
Department of Dermatology, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Invest Dermatol 129:1719-29. 2009..These studies show marked pigment-type differences in epidermal structure and function that are pH driven...
- Epidermal vascular endothelial growth factor production is required for permeability barrier homeostasis, dermal angiogenesis, and the development of epidermal hyperplasia: implications for the pathogenesis of psoriasisPeter M Elias
Dermatology Service 190, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Am J Pathol 173:689-99. 2008....
- Filaggrin deficiency confers a paracellular barrier abnormality that reduces inflammatory thresholds to irritants and haptensTiffany C Scharschmidt
Department of Dermatology, Dermatology Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:496-506, 506.e1-6. 2009..Yet additional acquired stressors might be necessary because the same mutations can result in a noninflammatory disorder, ichthyosis vulgaris...