Cellular replacement rate of keratinocytes

Range 69.3 keratinocytes/mm^2/h
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Hoath SB, Leahy DG. The organization of human epidermis: functional epidermal units and phi proportionality. J Invest Dermatol. 2003 Dec121(6):1440-6. abstract and p.1443 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID14675195
Method "The concept that mammalian epidermis is structurally organized into functional epidermal units has been proposed on the basis of stratum corneum (SC) architecture, proliferation kinetics, melanocyte:keratinocyte ratios (1:36), and, more recently, Langerhans cell: epidermal cell ratios (1:53)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109887