Turnover time of cell in stratum malpighii of epidermis

Range ~13 Days
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Weinstein GD, Van Scott EJ. Autoradiographic analysis of turnover times of normal and psoriatic epidermis. J Invest Dermatol. 1965 Oct45(4):257-62. p.259 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID5837896
Method High resolution autoradiography
Comments "The data of this study indicate that the transit time of cells through the normal stratum malpighii is approximately 13 days. The transit time through the same cell compartment in the hyperplastic psoriatic epidermis, however, is only 48 hours."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109214