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Geometry of corneocytes imaged with fluorescent microscopy

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A modified in vitro stripping method to automate the calculation of geometry of corneocytes imaged with fluorescent microscopy: example of moisturizer treatment by Li, S., Guz, N. V. and Sokolov, I. (Departments of Physics, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, USA; Nanoengineering and Biotechnology Laboratories Center (NABLAB)), in Skin Research and Technology, no. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0846.2010.00487.x

From the paper:

"To develop a modification of the stripping method allowing quick automated processing of corneocyte samples to study human skin conditions... a D-squame skin indicator is used to divide the collected corneocytes into a lesser populated sample, in which more individual corneocytes can be observed with the help of fluorescent microscopy after dye staining... The method described is suitable for the automated data processing."