Content - Volume 73, Issue 5
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Bulk sample x-ray microanalysis (XRMA) of human gluteal skin was performed to provide data on water and ion profiles over the epidermal cross section. All samples were analyzed both in the frozen hydrated state and in the frozen dried state. This allows, for the first time, a quantitative determination of the local water content in different strata of the skin. A steep water gradient was found in ...