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  1. Sphingomyelin synthase (SMS) is the only enzyme that synthesizes sphingomyelin from ceramide. The role of sphingomyelin synthase in epidermis is being understood, but there is no report on its role in the derm...

    Authors: Takenaga Hiranuma, Ken Watanabe, Tadashi Yamashita, Toshiro Okazaki and Yoshihiro Tokudome
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2021 5:1
  2. Hypertrophic scars (HTS) are raised, red, rigid, inflexible cell-like, and cosmetic problems precipitated due to multiple underlying dermal injuries such as burn, surgery, and trauma during which aberrant woun...

    Authors: Sanjeev Tripathi, Kumud Soni, Poornima Agrawal, Vishal Gour, Rajesh Mondal and Vandana Soni
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:11
  3. Melanin is a pigment, which is widely distributed in organisms. In humans, melanin pigments determine eye, hair, and skin color and protect the skin from damage by ultraviolet radiation; however, immoderate di...

    Authors: Kosuke Nishi, Mizuki Mori, Daisuke Nakayama, Junna Sato, In-Hae Kim, Minju Kim, Songmun Kim and Takuya Sugahara
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:7
  4. Transdermal delivery systems have been intensively studied over the past 2 decades, with the focus on overcoming the skin barrier for more effective application of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Althoug...

    Authors: Byel Kim, Hang-Eui Cho, Sun He Moon, Hyun-Jung Ahn, Seunghee Bae, Hyun-Dae Cho and Sungkwan An
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:10
  5. Burns are injuries that lie on the skin or other organic tissues caused by exposures to the heat, electricity, chemicals or ionizing radiation. The present study was carried out to record temporal changes in t...

    Authors: Hui-fang Guo, Razana Mohd. Ali, Roslida Abd. Hamid, Sui Kiat Chang, Mohammed Habibur Rahman, Zaida Zainal and Huzwah Khaza’ai
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:5
  6. Catechins, which are polyphenol compounds found in many plants and are an important component of tea leaves, are strong anti-oxidants.

    Authors: Joonseo Bae, Nayoung Kim, Yunyoung Shin, Soo-Yeon Kim and You-Jeong Kim
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:8
  7. Present research addresses the issue of skin aging and corresponding skin treatment individualization. Particular research question was on the developing of simplified criterion supporting patient-specific dec...

    Authors: Yurij Sukhovei, Elena Kostolomova, Irina Unger, Andrey Koptyug and Denis Kaigorodov
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 3:13
  8. Using human keratinocyte HaCaT cell line model, we screened for proteins that changed their content due to SDS exposure in non-toxic dose (25 μg/ml, as determined by the MTT assay and microscopic examination) ...

    Authors: Natalia A. Petushkova, Alexander L. Rusanov, Mikhail A. Pyatnitskiy, Olesya V. Larina, Victor G. Zgoda, Andrey V. Lisitsa and Natalia G. Luzgina
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:4
  9. Trichofolliculoma of the eyelid and periorbital region remains is rare, and there is limited evidence regarding surgical management, clinical and histological margins, and recurrence rate.

    Authors: Kevin Phan, Sourabh Goyal, Erica Ahn, Leo Kim and Deshan Frank Sebaratnam
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:3
  10. There is a significant variation in the reported prevalence of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), ranging from 0.03–4%. We hypothesized that this significant variation may be due to different prevalence rates of H...

    Authors: Kevin Phan, Olivia Charlton and Saxon D. Smith
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2020 4:2
  11. Recently, investigators have been trying to apply the by-products as well as stem cells themselves to various fields such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, quasi-drug, cosmetis, etc. We aimed to comfirm the...

    Authors: Kyung Hye Kim, Yun-Sik Kim, Sunray Lee and Sungkwan An
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 4:1
  12. The present research addresses the issue of skin aging and corresponding skin treatment individualization. Particular research question was on the development of a simplified criterion supporting patient-speci...

    Authors: Yurij Sukhovei, Elena Kostolomova, Irina Unger, Andrey Koptyug and Denis Kaigorodov
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:10
  13. Hair loss, known as alopecia, causes psychological stress and influences social interactions. At present, treatment for hair loss is somewhat limited, transient, and unpredictable. Based on the critical role o...

    Authors: Shin-Hye Yu, Yujin Kim, Narae Jung, Jung Wook Hwang, Nayoung Kim, Jong-Cheon Ha, Mi Jin Kim, Youngjun Lee, Yong-Soo Choi, Kyuboem Han and Chun-Hyung Kim
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:7
  14. Female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is a common non-scaring alopecia. Topical minoxidil is the only approved treatment for FPHL; however, it has frequent side effects. Ketoconazole is an antifungal with anti-andro...

    Authors: Ahmed El-Garf, Mohamed Mohie and Eman Salah
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:8
  15. Ganoderma lucidum, a double-walled basidiospore produced by porous basidiomycete fungi, has been used as a traditional medicine for thousands of years. It is considered a valuable Chinese medicine for strengtheni...

    Authors: Yunli Yang, Huina Zhang, Jinhui Zuo, Xiaoyan Gong, Fan Yi, Wanshan Zhu and Li Li
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:6
  16. Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory skin disease, affecting adolescents across the globe. Recent evidences underline that Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) promotes acne through Toll-like receptor (TLR) activ...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Yeong Min Choi, Junwoo Lee, In Sook An, Li Li, Congfen He, Yinmao Dong, Seunghee Bae and Hong Meng
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:4
  17. Atopic dermatitis (AD) patients are more frequently colonized with Staphylococcus aureus. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant S. aureus (CA-MRSA) colon...

    Authors: Heba A. Ali, Rasha H. El-Mahdy and Mohammad A. Gaballah
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2019 3:2
  18. This study aims to clinically verify the effects of myrtle essential oil, which has non-irritation, non-toxicity, and non-sensitivity characteristics among natural materials, by applying the oil to acne skin o...

    Authors: Kyung Yun Kim, Hyun Hee Jang, Sung Nae Lee, Young-Sam Kim and Sungkwan An
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:28
  19. 6-Shogaol is a constituent of ginger that imparts the pungent flavor and a hydrolysis product of gingerols. This study aimed to investigate the potential of 6-shogaol as a natural cosmetic raw material by exam...

    Authors: Hyo Sun Han, Ki Bbeum Kim, Jin Hyuk Jung, In Sook An, You-Jeong Kim and Sungkwan An
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:27
  20. Chemical peeling is increasingly used in dermatology nowadays. Salicylic acid peels have been widely used in Asian patients since long ago, but very few published literature is there focusing on the efficacy a...

    Authors: Dhwani Rathod, Purna Pandya, Ishan Pandya, Gaurav Shah, Rima Shah and Bela Padhiyar
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:25
  21. Hair follicle morphogenesis is orchestrated by bidirectional ectodermal–mesenchymal signaling. In particular, TGFβ (transforming growth factor-beta) family is an important regulator of hair follicle formation ...

    Authors: Yeong Min Choi, Soo Young Choi, Hyonmin Kim, Jeongmin Kim, Mun Sang Ki, In-sook An and Jinhyuk Jung
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:23
  22. Hyaluronic acid (HA) filler is the most commonly used filler for soft tissue augmentation. There are numerous commercially available HA fillers in the cosmetic market, and there are guidelines for each filler ...

    Authors: Won Lee, Jeung-Hyun Yoon, Ik-Soo Koh, Wook Oh, Ki-Wook Kim and Eun-Jung Yang
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:22
  23. The exact pathogenesis of vitiligo is still unclear; however, studies mostly support autoimmune mechanisms including altered T-regulatory cells and FOXP3. C-Rel is a NF-κB family member affecting the normal de...

    Authors: Eman Salah and Alshymaa A. Ahmed
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:16
  24. Phytol is a component of chlorophyll with demonstrated anticancer and immune-enhancing effects. In particular, it has been reported that phytol enhances the activity of natural killer cells that detect and rem...

    Authors: Sun Hee Jeong
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:13
  25. Embelin is a major active ingredient of Embelia ribes Burm. belonging to Myrsinaceae, an important traditional medicinal plant of Indian origin. Embelin has a benzoquinone derivative structure and has been studie...

    Authors: Jin Jung Ahn and Hee Jung Yong
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:11
  26. Injectable dermal fillers are commonly used by physicians in the treatment of the signs of aging. The most commonly used dermal filler is hyaluronic acid. Skinfill plus (SFP) belongs to the family of monophasi...

    Authors: Antonella Savoia, Nicoletta Onori and Alfonso Baldi
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:2
  27. Protocatechuic acid (PCA) is an anthocyanin metabolite with a high antioxidant property. It is also known for having anticancer and anti-inflammatory capacities with diverse medicinal activities. As one of the...

    Authors: Ji Hye Son, Soo-Yeon Kim, Hyun Hee Jang, Sung Nae Lee and Kyu Joong Ahn
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:9
  28. Paclitaxel well known as anti-cancer drug has been shown to cause alopecia in chemotherapy. The paclitaxel chemotherapy-mediated alopecia is induced by apoptotic damage in human dermal papilla (HDP) cells. Epi...

    Authors: Shang Hun Shin, Hwa Jun Cha, Karam Kim, In-Sook An, Kyung-Yun Kim, Jung-Eun Ku, Sun-Hee Jeong and Sungkwan An
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:7
  29. Hand washing with soap and water is a good hand hygiene practice which reduces the chance of infection transmission through hand contact. This study was designed to determine the microbial hand carriage among ...

    Authors: Ofonime M. Ogba, Patience E. Asukwo and Iquo B. Otu-Bassey
    Citation: Biomedical Dermatology 2018 2:6