Footnotes [Gopaul 127(6)]

a The full-thickness epidermal equivalents (FTEE) used for this study are manufactured by MatTek, Ashland, MA.

b, c The validated gene expression assays and High Capacity cDNA Reverse Transcription Kit used for this study are manufactured by Life Technologies, Foster City, CA, USA.

d, e The 7900HT device and RQ Manager software is manufactured by Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA USA.

f StatMiner (v3.1) software programs are manufactured by Integromics S.L., Granada, Spain.