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Stratum Corneum Anatomy - The Key to Healthy, Attractive Skin

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Updated November 04, 2009

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Stratum Corneum Anatomy - Lamellar Bodies
Stratum Corneum Anatomy - The Key to Healthy, Attractive Skin

Lamellar bodies are formed in the keratinocytes of the stratum spinosum and stratum granulosum. When the keratinocyte matures to the stratum corneum, enzymes degrade the outer envelope of the lamellar bodies releasing types of lipids called free fatty acids and ceramides.

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