When placed in the proper environment, even stem cells from unlikely sources like the bladder or prostate can form skin components like hair follicles and sebaceous glands.
Zinc pyrithione shampoos tower above other antifungals for keeping dandruff at bay, an A*STAR study finds.
Recent progress in our understanding of Malassezia fungi is helping to unlock the secrets of their role in human health and disease.
A review by A*STAR researchers highlights the need to better understand the role of the skin microbiota in acne development.
A carefully defined balance of biomolecular signals stimulates healing by setting skin cells into motion
Mast cells originate from two distinct sites during embryonic development
protein can be used to measure the aging effect of sun exposure on skin cells
The balance of renewal and differentiation of the skin’s stem cells is regulated by factors secreted by the cells themselves
An unusual switching mechanism that determines a single gene’s RNA output directly controls wound healing
Langerhans cells, specific immune cells in the skin, migrate to their final destination in multiple waves at different stages of embryonic development
A novel live-cell imaging technique offers new opportunities to understanding immune responses in the skin