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Copper and the Skin
edited by Jurij J. Hostynek

Exploring the many beneficial biological applications of copper, Copper and the Skin:

  • collects the latest research on the diffusivity and interaction of copper with skin
  • discusses skin penetration by copper compounds and the mechanisms of copper in contact with the skin
  • studies the anti-inflammatory effects of copper on arthritis, as well as the potential of copper in transdermal therapies with copper chelates
  • explores molecular mechanisms regulating copper concentrations in normal and diseased cells
  • covers the metallurgy of copper and copper alloys
  • reviews the history of copper in medicine

Copper and the Skin covers general principles of percutaneous penetration to clarify the mechanisms controlling anti-inflammatory activity, dermal sensitivity, and the absorption of copper compounds in the human body and the effects of these functions on healthy skin and human health.

Contents

  1. Copper Hypersensitivity: Dermatologic Aspects
  2. Skin Irritation Potential of Copper Compounds
  3. Basics of Metal Skin Penetration: Scope and Limitations
  4. Percutaneous Absorption of Copper
  5. Diffusion of Copper Through Human Skin In Vivo
  6. Skin Irritation. Copper Hypersensitivity
  7. Copper in Medicine and Personal Care: A Historical Overview
  8. Copper: An Overview on The Role of Endogenous and Exogenous Metal on the Development and Control of the Inflammatory Process
  9. Copper Jewelry and Arthritic Conditions
  10. The Role of Copper in Anti-Inflammatory Therapy and the Potential for Its Transdermal Application

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Copper and the Skin
edited by Jurij J. Hostynek
2006 328 pages $248.95 + shipping
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