granule

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a tiny grain

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Abnormal lamellar granules in harlequin ichthyosis.
Immuno histo cytochemical examination of the skin reveals characteristic abnormalities in the structure of lamellar granules and in the expression of epidermal keratin (3).
It seems that the mutated ABCA 12 gene in harlequin ichthyosis has something to do with the production of the lamellar granules in the upper layers of the skin.
When viewed by electron microscopy, the affected cornified cells are highly irregular in shape, and there is an abnormal accumulation and distribution of the lamellar granules that export the lipids.
Truncation of CG1-58 protein causes malformation of lamellar granules resulting in ichthyosis in Dorfman-Chanarin syndrome.