Decreased lactate and potassium levels in natural moisturizing factor from the stratum corneum of mild atopic dermatitis patients are involved with the reduced hydration state

Journal of Dermatological Science, 05/07/2012

The reduced levels of sweat–derived natural moisturizing factor (NMF) components in mild atopic dermatitis (AD) patients suggests that impaired sweat function might in part result in the stratum corneum (SC) dryness.

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