Recent in Biology (page 27 of 27)
May 6, 2003 | Sabrina Brenci, University of Genoa; Vincenzo Rialdi and Giorgio Rialdi, Vevy Europe S.p.A.
The ability of keratinocytes to produce catecholamines indicates that the skin reacts to different types of environmental stress by secreting hormones that regulate vascular reactivity locally and blood flow through the microvascular circulation.
May 6, 2003 | Steve Herman
Olfaction is a multi-step process involving the odorant molecule, the odor receptor protein, the pockets for odorant ligand docking, and the odor patterns formed by the glumeruli and decoded by the brain.
May 6, 2003 | Hongbo Zhai, MD, and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California
The skin is supplied with an antioxidant defense system that includes enzymatic and nonenzymatic components.
May 6, 2003 | Naissan O. Wesley and Howard I. Maibach, MD
With racial (ethnic) differences in skin properties, can skin care be universal?
May 6, 2003 | Marty Rieger, M&A Rieger Associates
The pH gradient results from enzymatic processes within the SC's major acidic skin components. The lowered pH near the skin's surface contributes to desquamation and lipid processing.
May 6, 2003 | Kostas Kostarelos, Farmeco Co.; and Lawrence A. Rheins, PhD, DermTech International
Today's cosmetics manufacturers and marketers are infusing their product portfolios with more "Biotech cosmetics" without being really conscious of their contribution to the industry's transformation.
May 6, 2003 | F. Distante, L. Rigano, R. D'Agostino and A. Bonfigli, Institute of skin and Product Evaluation; E. Berardesca, San Galicano Dermatological Institute
The authors investigated the intro-individual and the inter-individual variations of transepidermal water loss, capacitance and microcirculation in 10 different facial areas in subjects with "sensitive skin" and in subjects with "non-sensitive skin."