Please wait ...

Details for anatomical structure: stratum granulosum

EndoNet ID: ENC00593

To link to the content of EndoNet use the EndoNet ID that is given on the detail pages in the format ENX0000, where X is a place holder for the type of the component (e. g. R for receptor or C for anatomical structure).
As URL for the linking append this ID to the detail page for this type of component.
For an hormone that would be:

It is also possible to use the search of EndoNet to link to the right detail page. The URL should look like
If the search pattern is unambigious the user is directed to the corresponding detail page.


stratum granulosum, granular layer of epidermis, Stratum granulosum epidermidis

General information

A layer of somewhat flattened cells containing basophilic granules of keratohyalin and lying just above the stratum spinosum and deeply to the stratum corneum

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0000425

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: CST6

        • In normal, nonpalmoplantar skin, cystatin M/E is highly expressed in the stratum granulosum. [1]
        • Cystatin M/E is constitutively expressed in the stratum granulosum of normal skin, sebaceous glands, eccrine sweat glands and the infundibular epithelium of hair follicles. [2]