EpiSkin / Human Epidermis
EpiSkinTM Small or Large / Reconstructed Human Epidermis
EpiSkinTM is an in vitro reconstructed human epidermis from normal human keratinocytes cultured on a collagen matrix at the air-liquid interface. This model exists at different stages of maturity.
This model is histologically similar to the in vivo human epidermis.
- Keratin 10
- Keratin 5
- Presence of different epidermal classes of lipids comprising ceramides
Dermal-Epidermal junction markers
- Type IV collagen
- Laminin V
- BP antigen