a SYNiorage (INCI: Glycerin (and) acetyl tetrapeptide-11) is a product of Cognis
b Primary polyclonal rabbit antibody antihuman syndecan-1, SC-5632, was obtained from Tebu, France; also, secondary sheep antibody anti-rabbit—FITC, was obtained from BIO-RAD, France.
c Primary polyclonal rabbit antibody antihuman collagen XVII, Ab28440, was obtained from Abcam, Cambridge, UK; and secondary monoclonal goat antibody anti-rabbit, 4010-2, was obtained from Southern Biotechnology Associates, Birmingham, USA.
d Epiderm FT Kit EFT 200 was obtained from MatTek, USA.
e The Nucleospin RNA II kit from Macherey-Nagel, France, was used for this test.
f 1300 genes PIQOR Skin by Memorec Biotec GmbH, Germany, was used to perform this test.
g The CLSM 310 is a device of Zeiss, France.
h The TCS-SP2 is a device of Leica, France.