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CARMELA RITA BALISTRERI

Aging and Anti-Aging Strategies second edition

  • Autori: Balistreri, C.; Candore, G.; Scapagnini, G.; Caruso, C.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2015
  • Tipologia: Capitolo o Saggio (Capitolo o saggio)
  • OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/172794

Abstract

Ageing of human skin may result from both the passage of time (intrinsic ageing) and from cumulative exposure to external influences (extrinsic ageing) such as ultraviolet radiation (UVR) which promotes wrinkle formation and loss of tissue elasticity. Whilst both ageing processes are associated with phenotypic changes in cutaneous cells, we summarize, in this chapter, related mechanisms involved, discuss on potentential treatment until now disposable, and suggest preventive measures.