Mayumi Komine

Jichi Medical University

Dr. Mayumi Komine obtained a Ph.D. and MD from the University of Tokyo in 1998. She investigated the molecular biological mechanism of keratin gene expression regulation at the Department of Dermatology, New York University, USA. Since 2018, she has been a professor in the Departments of Dermatology and Biochemistry at Jichi Medical University, Japan, where she is also the department chief and subject manager of the Department of Dermatology.

Mayumi Komine

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Keratinocytes have various functions to maintain epidermal homeostasis. Many inflammatory skin diseases can develop due to suppressed or defective anti-inflammatory properties of keratinocytes. This book discusses the structural, biological, and molecular aspects of keratinocytes. Chapters discuss keratins and attachment molecules and their importance in maintaining epidermal homeostasis, skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, and aging and skin regeneration.

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