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Modulating Melanin Expression
Compounds which can induce melanin expression to aid in certain clinical indications or for cosmetic purposes.Problem Solved by This TechnologyMelanin is important for disease prevention, because it absorbs ultraviolet light in the UVB and UVA spectrum. This protects keratinocytes from the mutagenic effects of sunlight. In addition, melanin has a social...
Published: 11/21/2022   |   Inventor(s): Benjamin Miller, Brian Mcnaughton, Peter Gareiss, Glynis Scott
Keywords(s): Cancer, Dermatology, Oncology, Small Molecule, Therapy
Category(s): Therapeutic
Non-Invasive in-vivo Imaging of Mechanoreceptors in Human Skin Using Confocal Microscopy
Applications:This invention relates to a technique for non-invasive in vivo imaging of the sensory nerve endings in the skin or Meissner's corpuscles using confocal microscopy.Advantages:Assessment of sensory nerve endings in the skin (Meissner's corpuscles) by means of invasive punch skin biopsy from the palmar surface of the hand or fingers or the...
Published: 3/8/2022   |   Inventor(s): David Herrmann, Jay Eastman, Christi Alessi-Fox, Neil Boger
Keywords(s): Dermatology, Diagnostic, Imaging, Software
Category(s): Diagnostic