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Details for anatomical structure: stratum granulosum

EndoNet ID: ENC00593

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Synonyms

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

    Substructures

      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]

      Receptors

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