John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Melanocyte biology and its implications for the clinician Volume 9, numéro 3, April- May 1999

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Gent, Belgium.
  • Page(s) : 241-51
  • Année de parution : 1999

Human melanocyte cultures Culture of epidermal melanocytes The in vitro establishment of long-term normal human epidermal melanocyte cultures, first introduced by Eisinger and Marko in 1982, has caused a major breakthrough in the understanding of human melanocyte biology [1, 2]. Because melanocytes constitute only 2 to 4% of the total epidermal cell population and have a very low mitotic activity compared to the [...]