Filaggrin mutations and allergic contact sensitization

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Abstract

In this issue, Novak et al. (2008) provide evidence that filaggrin barrier defects might also predispose to allergic contact dermatitis by allowing greater penetration of chemical haptens. Their report provides a fresh perspective on the issues of contact allergy, nickel sensitization, and stratum corneum defects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1362-1364
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Investigative Dermatology
Volume128
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Dermatology
  • Cell Biology

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