Stratum granulosum

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Grain layer; Keratohyalin layer

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Epidermal layer consisting of granular cells (keratohyalin granules containing keratinocytes) located between the stratum spinosum and stratum lucidum. The eleidine synthesized in this layer saturates the stratum lucidum and stratum corneum and makes them supple.


Last updated on: 29.10.2020