epidermal cell


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Noun1.epidermal cell - any of the cells making up the epidermis
epidermis, cuticle - the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates
skin cell - any of the cells making up the skin
melanoblast - an epidermal cell that is a precursor of a melanocyte
melanocyte - a cell in the basal layer of the epidermis that produces melanin under the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone
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The modified anatomical attributes like thick stem epidermis, increased epidermal cell area high vascular tissue and enhanced cortical cell area in H.
The goal is to identify and characterize genetic changes that contribute to decreased epidermal cell function during the aging process, in hopes of identifying key therapeutic molecular targets that can promote skin health and function.
However, in the case of the Simira species, the alkaloids were identified in mesophyll cells and in Psychotria the metabolite also appears in the parenchyma and epidermal cell of the midrib.
Human skin equivalents treated with Marine Complex also exhibited more viable epidermal cell layers and a thicker dermal extracellular matrix, compared with controls, with these effects less salient in male human skin equivalents.
Oligosaccharides of hyaluronic acid increased epidermal cell stemness by modulation of integrin expression," Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, vol.
1 There is increased mitotic activity of the basal cell layer which results in rapid epidermal cell turnover with the 28 day normal epidermal cell cycle reduced to 5 days.
Microfluorometric analysis of DNA content of epidermal cell nuclei.
Found that the serum has dermatotsellyulyar to 9-10nd day inhibitory effect on epidermal cell culture processes of sensitization in titers of 1: 480 to 1:500.
Results and Conclusion: Histological examination of fetal skin in RA treated group showed increased keratinocyte proliferation resulting in increased number of epidermal cell layers and increased epidermal thickness.
In micromorphological studies, there was a reduction in stomatal frequency, epidermal cell frequency, and stomatal index, while length and breadth of stomata and epidermal cells were found to be increased in both the species.
Stomatal and epidermal cell size, lower frequency, thickening of cell wall, epicuticular wax deposition alterations and chlorosis are among the structural modifications in leaves deriving from pollution (Mhatre & Chaphekar, 1985; Mohapatra et al.
This morphogenetic movement is allowed by an elongation of interphase in the epidermal cell cycles.