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An ever expanding body of research investigates the human microbiome in general and the skin microbiome in particular. Microbiomes vary greatly from individual to individual. Understanding the factors that account for this variation, however, has proven challenging,...

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Microbiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1605
48 downloads
228 views

Background. Nd:YAP laser is widely used to investigate the nociceptive and pain systems, generating perpetual and laser-evoked neurophysiological responses. A major procedural concern for the use of Nd:YAP laser stimuli in experimental research is the risk of skin...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Dermatology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1577
88 downloads
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Context. During the late 1990s, insecticide resistance had rendered a number of treatment products ineffective; some companies saw this as an opportunity to develop alternative types of treatment. We investigated the possibility that a surfactant-based lotion containing...

["Clinical Trials","Dermatology","Drugs and Devices","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1368
205 downloads
558 views

Tyrosinase is a well-known key enzyme in melanin biosynthesis and its inhibitors have become increasingly important because of their potential use as hypopigmenting agents. In the present study, the anti-melanogenic effect of aqueous and ethanolic extracts from...

["Biochemistry","Plant Science","Dermatology","Drugs and Devices"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1305
296 downloads
267 views

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Dermatology","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.785v1
4 citations
477 downloads
1,251 views

Hair from different individuals can be distinguished by physical properties. Although some data exist on other species, examination of the individual molecular differences within the human hair shaft has not been thoroughly investigated. Shotgun proteomic analysis...

["Biochemistry","Biodiversity","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.506
2 citations
506 downloads
652 views

Skin and subcutaneous tissues are the origin of most common neoplasms affecting dogs, accounting for approximately one third of all tumors encountered in the species. Surgical excision is frequently the best chance for a cure; determining factors influencing the...

["Veterinary Medicine","Dermatology","Pathology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.307
156 downloads
251 views

Background: Many families find regular checking of children’s heads for head louse infestation too onerous and would prefer to be able to prevent infestation by use of a topical application that deters lice from infesting the head. Identification in the laboratory...

["Entomology","Dermatology","Pediatrics","Public Health"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.214v1
956 downloads
1,022 views

Water immersion skin wrinkling has long been used as a test for sympathetic nerve function. However, the cause of underlying mechanism remained elusive. In this article, we theoretically investigate a possible cause of the phenomenon by taking various properties...

["Biophysics","Anatomy and Physiology","Dermatology","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.57v4
17 citations
1,855 downloads
18,004 views

Diverse bacterial communities live on and in human skin. These complex communities vary by skin location on the body, over time, between individuals, and between geographic regions. Culture-based studies have shown that human to human and human to surface contact...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Microbiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.53
20 citations
894 downloads
5,341 views

Genome-wide microarray technology has facilitated the systematic discovery of diagnostic biomarkers of cancers and other pathologies. However, meta-analyses of published arrays often uncover significant inconsistencies that hinder advances in clinical practice....

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Genomics","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.49
5 citations
672 downloads
1,789 views

Cannabinoid receptors (CB) are expressed throughout human skin epithelium. CB1 activation inhibits human hair growth and decreases proliferation of epidermal keratinocytes. Since psoriasis is a chronic hyperproliferative, inflammatory skin disease, it is conceivable...

["Histology","Anatomy and Physiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.40

Universidade da Coruña

Assistant professor and coordinator in the Research, Health and Podiatry Unit. Department of Health Sciences. Faculty of Nursing and Podiatry. Universidade da Coruña,...

["Anatomy & Physiology","Dermatology","Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Geriatrics","Global Health","Nursing","Orthopedics","Pathology","Public Health","Rheumatology","Science & Medical Education","Surgery & Surgical Specialties"]

Second University of Naples

Professor of Dermatology at the Second University of Naples, Italy, and Coordinator of the Skin Cancer Unit at the Research Hospital “Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova...

["Dermatology"]

The University of Queensland

As academic dermatologist from Austria I was appointed Inaugural Chair in Dermatology by The University of Queensland in 2007. Recently, I have been awarded a National...

["Dermatology","Oncology","Pathology"]

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