RESEARCH SNIPPETS
Does teledermoscopy validate teledermatology for triage of skin lesions?
Psoriasis and alcohol
Basic fibroblast growth factor stimulates the proliferation of human dermal fibroblasts via the ERK1/2 and JNK pathways
Measurement of skin texture through polarization imaging
Expression of DNA mismatch repair proteins and MSH2 polymorphisms in nonmelanoma skin cancers of organ transplant recipients
Place of human amniotic membrane immunoblotting in the diagnosis of autoimmune bullous dermatoses
Serum levels of soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 in patients with systemic sclerosis
Association of TXNDC5 gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to nonsegmental vitiligo in the Korean population
Dermoscopic features of acral lentiginous melanoma in a large series of 110 cases in a white population
Elevated expression levels of testis-specific genes TEX101 and SPATA19 in basal cell carcinoma and their correlation with clinical and pathological features
Antinuclear antibodies associate with loss of response to antitumour necrosis factor-α therapy in psoriasis
Hypertension and aldosterone levels in women with early-onset androgenetic alopecia
Pulsed intravenous cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone therapy in refractory pemphigus
Short-term isotretinoin treatment decreases insulin-like growth factor-1 and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 levels
Successful triage of patients referred to a skin lesion clinic using teledermoscopy (IMAGE IT trial)
Dirt-binding particles consisting of hydrogenated castor oil beads constitute a nonirritating alternative for abrasive cleaning of recalcitrant oily skin contamination in a three-step programme of occupational skin protection
Regional nerve blockade prior to direct injection to achieve anaesthesia of the nasal ala
T-cell receptor γ gene rearrangement in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
Histological regression in primary melanoma
Reliability, validity and responsiveness to change of the Patient Report of Extent of Psoriasis Involvement (PREPI) for measuring body surface area affected by psoriasis
Prevalence of androgenetic alopecia in China
Narrowband ultraviolet B course improves vitamin D balance in women in winter
Intralesional vincristine as first-line therapy for nodular lesions in classic Kaposi sarcoma
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and Chelsea & Westminster TEN protocol
The TRAF1/C5 locus confers risk for familial and severe alopecia areata
Resolving lesions in human cutaneous leishmaniasis predominantly harbour chemokine receptor CXCR3-positive T helper 1/T cytotoxic type 1 cells
A novel mutation in the L12 domain of keratin 1 is associated with mild epidermolytic ichthyosis
A novel homozygous keratin 14 mutation in a patient with autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa simplex and squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue
Identification of a primarily neurological phenotypic expression of xeroderma pigmentosum complementation group A in a Tunisian family
Immunohistochemical localization of cellular NFATc1 does not predict clinical responses to ciclosporin in subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Lipoedema
No alteration of circulating testosterone concentration in patients with chronic urticaria with positive response to autologous serum skin test
Interactions between ultraviolet light exposure and DNA repair gene polymorphisms may increase melanoma risk
Flammability of paraffin-based products
Infliximab therapy induces increased polyclonality of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells in psoriasis
A case of antilaminin 332 mucous membrane pemphigoid showing a blister on the bulbar conjunctiva and a unique epitope on the α3 subunit
Fine mapping of the human AR/EDA2R locus in androgenetic alopecia
A case of cholinergic urticaria associated with acquired generalized hypohidrosis and abnormal neurological findings
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and impetigo
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and impetigo
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Clock genes modulate the human hair cycle: Period1 knock-down in human hair follicle organ culture prolongs anagen
iASPP: a novel and essential key regulator of skin homeostasis
Varicella-zoster replication and its association with keratin 15 expression and Wnt signalling
Increased type VII collagen in adipose-derived stem cell-keratinocyte co-culture compared with dermal fibroblast co-culture is dependent on MMP3
The connexin mimetic peptide Gap27 increases cell migration in ‘diabetic’ conditions in vitro and alters gene expression of dermal fibroblasts
Prostaglandin F2α stimulates human hair follicles via receptors located within the follicle itself
Keratinocyte-derived factors stimulate fibroblast hyaluronan synthesis: a possible role in suppression of scar tissue formation
Activation of peroxisome proliferator activator receptor beta/delta in the skin induces IL1 and STAT3 signalling
Demonstration of novel innate immune cells in psoriasis skin
Priming of adaptive immune responses by different subsets of skin dendritic cells
Investigating the role of the transcription factor T-bet in the immunopathogenesis of psoriasis
The role of invariant natural killer T cells in psoriasis
A defect of varicella-zoster-specific CD4+ T-cell Infiltration after cutaneous antigen challenge in ageing
Association of decreased CCR5 expression with impaired migration of Langerhans cells (LCs) in early-onset psoriasis
Development of a novel assay for autoimmune blistering disease
UVB induces melanosome transfer via filopodia in human skin cells
Azathioprine withdrawal results in reduction in UVA photosensitivity but persistence of potentially mutagenic DNA thiopurines
Melanosomes in pigment cells contain functional MC1R
p63 is implicated in apoptotic dysregulation in melanoma
Photoactivation of DNA thiobases: a potential novel phototherapy to kill hyperproliferative and malignant skin cells
The transcription factor Lhx2 controls the activity of epithelial stem cells in the skin during tumorigenesis and wound healing
The role of the receptor tyrosine kinase Axl in intercellular adhesion and signalling in cancer
Dysregulated tropomyosin receptor kinase signalling in CYLDtrunc/trunc tumours
Sonic hedgehog is not enough to create basal cell carcinoma in vitro
Identification of polo-like kinase 1 as a potential therapeutic target in squamous cell carcinoma
PTPRD microdeletions are associated with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
The role of Vγ9Vδ2 gamma delta T cells in malignant melanoma
Oncogenic BRAF signalling confers resistance of metastatic melanoma to autophagy
MicroRNA-31 regulates a complex programme of gene expression during hair cycle and associated tissue remodelling
Replication of eczema susceptibility loci identified from a genome-wide association study
Protease-antiprotease imbalance: a potential confounder in the pathogenesis of eczema
Translational development of ex-vivo gene therapy for Netherton syndrome
Allele-specific siRNA therapy for epidermolysis bullosa simplex
Revertant mosaicism in Kindler syndrome resulting from transcriptional correction of the FERMT1 gene
Frog skin organ culture - a model system for wound healing
ARNT acts through EGFR- and HDAC-dependent pathways to control the expression of epidermal differentiation genes
Hypoxia suppresses hypoxia inducible factor pathway proteins and affects differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes
Three-dimensional culture of keratinocyte stem cells
Expression of the START family of lipid trafficking proteins in HaCaT keratinocytes: evidence for a role for STARD5 in keratinocyte differentiation and cholesterol homeostasis
Special AT-rich binding protein (Satb1) controls establishing tissue-specific chromatin organization and expression of terminal differentiation-associated genes in keratinocytes
Mechanical stress impairs migration of keratinocytes
Lysophosphatidic acid-induced keratinocyte migration requires Ca2+ entry via STIM1 and recruitment of NFAT2
Effect of different classes of gadolinium-based contrast agents on control and nephrogenic systemic fibrosisderived fibroblast proliferation
Overexpression of mIGF-1 in keratinocytes protects hair follicles from alopecia in mice
ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channels in red deer ( Cervus elaphus ) hair follicles
Hepatocyte growth factor family genes are expressed in normal human follicles but reduced in androgenetic alopecia
Evidence for both genomic and nongenomic signalling of androgens and oestrogens in wound healing
Can tolbutamide, a KATP channel blocker, inhibit human hair follicle growth in organ culture?
Human intermediate and terminal hair follicles exhibit differences in vivo and in organ culture
Novel approaches to modulate keratinocyte proliferation in psoriasis: in vitro and in silico studies
A bioinformatics approach to analyse whole transcriptome data in psoriasis
Genome-wide linkage analysis of an extended psoriasis pedigree
Increased frequencies of allergen-specific CD4+ Th2 cells associate with filaggrin null mutations and cutaneous atopic disease severity
Extraction and purification of human and porcine filaggrin for structural studies using mass spectrometry
Clinical, histological and immunological features of HTLV-1-associated infective dermatitis
Comparing cutaneous immune responses to DNCB in old vs. young individuals
Characterization of antibody responses in malignant melanoma
Human CD4+ regulatory T cells that express CD45RO display skin-homing phenotype and accumulate in old skin
The cutaneous expression of toll-like receptors in leprosy type 1 reactions
Discovery and validation of immunological biomarkers using an advanced flow cytometry platform
Memory T cells with a skin-homing phenotype in xenogeneic graft-versus-host-disease
Which is real, subjective or objective measure of itch?
Comparison of the clinical and laboratory features of histologically defined urticaria and urticarial vasculitis: a 20-year experience
Potential pitfalls of measuring cellular oxidative stress using fluorescent probes, and the contribution of the individual mitochondrial respiratory chain complexes to oxidative stress generation in human skin
Investigation of the protective effects of dietary antioxidants in human skin subjected to inducers of oxidative stress
Investigating the effects of mitochondrial-targeted antioxidants on mitochondrial function and DNA damage in human skin cells
Loss of ABCA12 leads to dysregulated expression of the nuclear hormone receptor pathway molecules RXR-α, PPAR-δ and the lipid transporter ABCA1
Additional genes involved in epidermolysis bullosa simplex
Revertant mosaicism in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa due to intragenic crossover in the COL7A1 gene
Desmosomal abnormalities in cardiocutaneous syndromes
Interleukin-1α blockade prevents hyperkeratosis in an in vitro model of lamellar ichthyosis
Use of a novel integrated reporter system to measure the effect of polymorphisms on AIRE gene promoter activity
Glutathione S-transferase M1 ( GSTM1 ) genotype is associated with serum 8-MOP concentration and PUVA sensitivity
Inhibition of ultraviolet A-induced DNA damage by vitamin E
Photopatch testing negative in systemic quinine phototoxicity
The tight junction protein, claudin-1, is reduced in photoaged human epidermis
Protease-mediated remodelling of the elastic fibre system of intrinsically aged skin
Altered levels of PGE2 breakdown product 13,14-dihydro-15-keto PGE2 after UVR exposure of human skin: a sensitive marker for UVR-induced inflammation?
Skin-bound nitric oxide-related species mediate the beneficial health effects of sunlight
Adult human epidermal melanocytes produce the proinflammatory eicosanoid prostaglandin E2 in response to ultraviolet B
Factors influencing epidermal keratinocyte susceptibility to ultraviolet-induced apoptosis
High-resolution genomic profiling of human papillomavirus-associated vulval neoplasia
The antioxidant-response regulator Nrf2 is overexpressed in melanoma cells and further induced by oxidative stress - validation of Nrf2 as a novel adjuvant target for melanoma treatment
Protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor type delta (PTPRD) is expressed in normal and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma-derived keratinocytes
Role of Bcl-2 family proteins in oncogenic BRAF-induced resistance of melanoma to autophagy
4-Methylumbelliferone inhibits melanoma cell growth and the activation of stromal hyaluronan synthesis by melanoma cell-derived factors
IgE immunotherapy of solid tumours: a novel model targeting folate receptor α-positive carcinomas with MOv18 IgE
Discovering novel antibodies for melanoma
Inhibition of the transforming growth factor-β pathway decreases cell movement in squamous cell carcinoma cells with loss of type VII collagen
Dermal fibroblast expression profiling implicates tumour microenvironment in the development of aggressive squamous cell carcinoma in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
Overexpression of GLI2 in human keratinocytes results in resistance to ultraviolet B-induced apoptosis and increased chromosomal instability
Oxidative stress in skin cells and its association with mitochondrial damage and skin cancer
Identification of therapeutic and prognostic biomarkers in keratinocyte carcinogenesis
Assessing aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 as a marker for normal and malignant human epidermal stem cells
Do laypersons have intrinsic pattern recognition abilities that could be harnessed to allow the accurate and early diagnosis of skin cancers?