Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa: Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products

Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa: Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products

By: Philip W. Wertz (editor), Nava Dayan (editor)Hardback

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Topically applied products and medications can profoundly affect skin's barrier function and overall health. Bursting with suggestions to assist research and development, Innate Immune System of Skin and Oral Mucosa: Properties and Impact in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Products provides a comprehensive overview on the innate immune system and its relevance to pharmaceutics, cosmetic chemistry, and personal care products. The book allows pharmaceutical and medical professionals to assess accumulated knowledge and develop an understanding that will pave the way for next generation treatment avenues, preventative approaches, and drug development.

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Nava Dayan PhD, is the R&D Director at Lipo Chemicals Inc. and an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University. During her twenty four years of experience she has specialized in a variety of areas related to skin treatment, especially in the research and understanding of the interaction between topically applied compounds and the skin. Dr. Dayan has received numerous awards for excellence for various papers she has authored. She is the author and coauthor of more than a hundred and fifty publications, including book chapters, and has been granted eight patents. She is also the editor of three books, including Formulating, Packaging, and Marketing of Natural Cosmetic Products (Wiley). Philip W. Wertz PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and in The Dows Institute for Dental Research. He is currently on the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Cosmetic Science and the Editorial Board of the TransDermal and Journal of Lipids.


Preface ix Contributors xi Part I. Overview of Skin and Muscosal Innate Immunity: History, Ethics, and Science Chapter 1. Germ Free: Hygiene History and Consuming Antimicrobial and Antiseptic Products 3 Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman and Martha N. Gardner Chapter 2. Ethical Responsibilities in Formulating, Marketing, and Using Antimicrobial Personal Products 43 Kenneth A. Richman Chapter 3. Role of Stratum Corneum in Permeability Barrier Function and Antimicrobial Defense 59 Peter M. Elias Part II. Antimicrobial Lipids and Peptides Chapter 4. Antimicrobial Lipids of the Skin and Oral Mucosa 75 Kim A. Brogden, David R. Drake, Deborah V. Dawson, Jennifer R. Hill, Carol L. Bratt, and Philip W. Wertz Chapter 5. Resident Microflora and Antimicrobial Peptides of Skin 83 Shamim A. Ansari Chapter 6. Defensins 109 Neelam Muizzudin Chapter 7. Antimicrobial Peptides of Skin and Oral Mucosa 117 Whasun O. Chung and Henrik Dommisch Chapter 8. Vernix Caseosa and Innate Immunity 145 Steven B. Hoath, Vivek Narendran, and Marty O. Visscher Part III. Host Cellular Components of Innate Immunity Chapter 9. Sentinel Role of Mast Cells in Innate Immunity 173 Zhenping Wang and Anna Di Nardo Chapter 10. Cellular Immunity of the Skin: Langerhans Cells and Dendritic Cells 195 Karen E. Burke and Niroshana Anandasabapathy Part IV. Innate Immunity Response to Stress and Aging Chapter 11. Changes in Skin Immunity with Age and Disease 217 Barbara Geusens, Iles Mollet, Chris D. Anderson, Sarah Terras, Michael S. Roberts, and Jo Lambert Chapter 12. Epidermis as a Sheild from Radiation and Oxidative Stress 259 Giuseppe Valacchi Chapter 13. The Impact of the Skin s Innate Immunity by Cosmetic Products Applied to the Skin and Scalp 275 Rudranath Persaud and Thomas Re Chapter 14. UV-Induced Immunosuppression of Skin 281 Roger L. McMullen Part V. Innate Immunity Microbial Challenges Chapter 15. Deranged Antimicrobial Barrier in Atopic Dermatitis: Roles of Sphingosine, Hexadecenoic Acid, and Beta-Defensine-2 307 Gangi Imokawa Chapter 16. Resident Microflora of the Skin and Oral Mucosa 325 David R. Drake Chapter 17. Corynebacterium Species and Their Role in the Generation of Human Malodor 333 Carol L. Bratt and Nava Dayan Index 351

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  • publication date: 05/08/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780470437773
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 364
  • ID: 9780470437773
  • weight: 690
  • ISBN10: 0470437774

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