Bioengineering of the Skin: Water and the Stratum Corneum offers comprehensive information about the technology of instruments and the art of applying them in experimental settings. It contains an overview of the ultrastructure and biochemistry of the epidermal barrier, an explanation of the instruments for measuring transepidermal water loss and epidermal moisture, guidelines for standardization of measurements and communication of results, instruction by experienced investigators about how to perform product testing with these instruments, and more.
University of Zurich, Switzerland. For advanced researchers in dermatology and investigators setting up a skin bioengineering laboratory. 32 international contributors. DNLM: Skin metabolism.