Carbohydrate, Protein and Lipid Metabolism in the Skin; Biochemical and Molecular Aspects

  • Bruno Berra
  • Silvana Rapelli
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 181)


Human skin is one of the more heavy extended organs of the body, which is completely wrapped up by the skin itself; therefore, this one constitutes a physical barrier at the interface between the body and the environment.


Triple Helix Spinous Layer Pyruvate Malate Collagen Precursor Tropocollagen Molecule 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Berra
    • 1
  • Silvana Rapelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of General Physiology and Biochemistry School of PharmacyUniversity of MilanoItaly

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