stratum corneum

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Synonyms for stratum corneum

the outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off

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sup][12],[13],[14] Nevertheless, different from the infection localized to the skin cornified layers, T.
Keratinocyte transglutaminase, TGasel, is essential for the formation of the cornified layer of epidermis and is usually expressed during the latter stages of keratinocyte differentination.
Keratinocyte transglutaminase, TGase1, is essential for the formation of the cornified layer of epidermis and is usually expressed during the latter stages of keratinocyte differentiation.
These fungal organisms are adapted to colonize hair and cornified layers of skin where they can digest keratin protein for nutrition.
Dermatophytosis, commonly referred to as ringworm is generally cutaneous and restricted to the nonliving cornified layers because of the inability of the fungi to penetrate the deeper tissues or organs of immunocompetent hosts.