The Resource Black skin : structure and function, William Montagna, Giuseppe Prota, John A. Kenney, Jr

Black skin : structure and function, William Montagna, Giuseppe Prota, John A. Kenney, Jr

Label
Black skin : structure and function
Title
Black skin
Title remainder
structure and function
Statement of responsibility
William Montagna, Giuseppe Prota, John A. Kenney, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP88.5
LC item number
.B62 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1993 A-386
  • WR 102
NLM item number
B627 1993
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1914-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Montagna, William
  • Prota, Giuseppe
  • Kenney, John A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Skin
  • Blacks
  • Human skin color
  • Melanins
  • Melanocytes
  • Skin Physiological Phenomena
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Melanins
  • Melanocytes
  • Peau
  • Population d'origine africaine
  • Mélanines
  • Mélanocytes
  • Negers
  • Huid
  • Peau pigmentée
  • Noirs
  • Hautfarbe
  • Melanophor
  • Schwarze
Label
Black skin : structure and function, William Montagna, Giuseppe Prota, John A. Kenney, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-151) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Skin color and the evolution of mankind -- Factors that regulate human skin color -- Skin color, vitamin D synthesis and the migration of Homo -- Classifications of mankind -- Structure of black skin -- Epidermis -- Cutaneous appendages -- Dermis -- Comments on the structure of black skin -- Biological differences between blacks and whites -- Hypertension -- Color of eyes, nails and buccal mucosa -- Skin pigmentation, resistance to disease and natural selection -- Cold adaptation -- Infrared, ultraviolet rays and black skin -- UVB susceptibility -- Transepidermal water loss -- Perspiration and body odor -- Acne -- Body hair -- Mongolian spot -- Odds and ends -- Skin melanocytes -- Origins of melanocytes -- Production of melanin by melanocytes -- Variations in cutaneous melanocytes -- Melanosomes and variations in skin color -- Structure of melanosomes -- Fate of melanosomes -- Hormonal control of melanogenesis -- Nonhormonal influences on skin color -- Melanins and related metabolites -- Earlier workers -- Melanin-forming enzyme -- Tyrosinase gene and protein -- Varieties of melanins
  • (cont) Chemistry of melanin -- Melanin-related metabolites -- Biosynthesis of melanin -- Intriguing function of melanin -- Pigmentary disorders that occur in black skin -- Vitiligo -- Other pigmentary disorders -- Chemical agents and pigmentary disorders -- Postinflammatory pigmentary disorders -- Disorders of hyperpigmentation -- Dermatology of black skin -- Actinic keratosis and skin cancer -- Pseudofolliculitis barbae -- Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens -- Keloidal folliculitis -- Dermatosis papulosa nigra -- Disseminate and recurrent infundibulo-folliculitis -- Wound healing and the formation of keloids -- Healing process -- Healing promoting factors -- Wound contraction and scar formation -- Hypertrophic scars and keloids -- Other differences between hypertrophic scars and keloids -- Keloids -- Scars -- Cosmetic surgery -- Cosmetics for black skin -- Cover cosmetics -- Stratum corneum -- Skin lubricants -- Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation -- Melasma -- Hair-grooming techniques -- Reflections on cosmetics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 158 pages
Isbn
9780125052603
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93014784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27726772
  • (OCoLC)ocm27726772
Label
Black skin : structure and function, William Montagna, Giuseppe Prota, John A. Kenney, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-151) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Skin color and the evolution of mankind -- Factors that regulate human skin color -- Skin color, vitamin D synthesis and the migration of Homo -- Classifications of mankind -- Structure of black skin -- Epidermis -- Cutaneous appendages -- Dermis -- Comments on the structure of black skin -- Biological differences between blacks and whites -- Hypertension -- Color of eyes, nails and buccal mucosa -- Skin pigmentation, resistance to disease and natural selection -- Cold adaptation -- Infrared, ultraviolet rays and black skin -- UVB susceptibility -- Transepidermal water loss -- Perspiration and body odor -- Acne -- Body hair -- Mongolian spot -- Odds and ends -- Skin melanocytes -- Origins of melanocytes -- Production of melanin by melanocytes -- Variations in cutaneous melanocytes -- Melanosomes and variations in skin color -- Structure of melanosomes -- Fate of melanosomes -- Hormonal control of melanogenesis -- Nonhormonal influences on skin color -- Melanins and related metabolites -- Earlier workers -- Melanin-forming enzyme -- Tyrosinase gene and protein -- Varieties of melanins
  • (cont) Chemistry of melanin -- Melanin-related metabolites -- Biosynthesis of melanin -- Intriguing function of melanin -- Pigmentary disorders that occur in black skin -- Vitiligo -- Other pigmentary disorders -- Chemical agents and pigmentary disorders -- Postinflammatory pigmentary disorders -- Disorders of hyperpigmentation -- Dermatology of black skin -- Actinic keratosis and skin cancer -- Pseudofolliculitis barbae -- Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens -- Keloidal folliculitis -- Dermatosis papulosa nigra -- Disseminate and recurrent infundibulo-folliculitis -- Wound healing and the formation of keloids -- Healing process -- Healing promoting factors -- Wound contraction and scar formation -- Hypertrophic scars and keloids -- Other differences between hypertrophic scars and keloids -- Keloids -- Scars -- Cosmetic surgery -- Cosmetics for black skin -- Cover cosmetics -- Stratum corneum -- Skin lubricants -- Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation -- Melasma -- Hair-grooming techniques -- Reflections on cosmetics
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 158 pages
Isbn
9780125052603
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
93014784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27726772
  • (OCoLC)ocm27726772

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