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Water content of the horny layer and skin surface lipids

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Correspondence to M. Gloor.

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We thank the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for support of our studies (Grant Gl 91/4) and the Wick Pharma, Groß-Gerau, for providing us with the use of the infrared spectrograph

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Gloor, M., Willebrandt, U., Thomer, G. et al. Water content of the horny layer and skin surface lipids. Arch Dermatol Res 268, 221–223 (1980).

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  • Public Health
  • Lipid
  • Skin Surface
  • Surface Lipid
  • Horny Layer