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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2010, Article ID 321494, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/321494
Review Article

Surface Lipids as Multifunctional Mediators of Skin Responses to Environmental Stimuli

1Laboratory of Tissue Engineering and Skin Pathophysiology, Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata (IDI IRCCS), Via Monti di Creta 104, 00167 Rome, Italy
2Department of Food and Nutrition, Research Institute of Human Ecology, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 130-701, Republic of Korea
3Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy

Received 6 September 2010; Accepted 9 September 2010

Academic Editor: Philip W. Wertz

Copyright © 2010 Chiara De Luca and Giuseppe Valacchi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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