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  • n. Plural form of keratinocyte.

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Examples

  • All these inert cells, called keratinocytes, overlap like thin shingles on a roof, with pores the ducts for hair follicles and sweat glands interspersed among them.

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  • The melanin is dispersed to neighboring skin cells, known as keratinocytes, and acts as a natural sunscreen that provides some protection against the ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight.

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  • The skin cell spray is produced by dissolving cells from pieces of skin and then separating cell types such as keratinocytes and fibroblasts.

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  • Budgeon LR, Christensen ND (2006) Human papillomaviruses bind a basal extracellular matrix component secreted by keratinocytes which is distinct from a membrane-associated receptor.

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  • The cultivation of epidermal keratinocytes elaborated in his laboratory permitted the first use of cultured cells for the treatment of human disease.

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  • It is also composed of many different types of cells, such as fibroblasts, keratinocytes, as well as messengers such as hormones, neuropeptides, and neurotransmitters.

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  • More specifically, it prevents the excessive production of keratinocytes (95% of the skin is made of keratinocytes) by inhibiting DNA synthesis (the process by which cells reproduce).

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  • Selsun Blue is designed mainly to resist seborrheic dermatitis, however selenium sulfide has also been proven to prevent the excessive production of keratinocytes, which make up most of the epidermis the outer part of the skin, thus preventing one of the main symptoms of psoriasis.

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  • The growth is created when too many dead keratinocytes get rolled up like an onion into a scaly little mass, which is why it looks and feels like a hard clay blob.

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  • I prescribe benzoyl peroxide to clear up the pimples and a topical retinoid to regulate keratinocytes and keep the pores clear.

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