Potentiation of skin TSLP production by a cosmetic colorant leads to aggravation of dermatitis symptoms.
- Gabsik Yang,
- Hye Eun Lee,
- Kyung-Min Lim,
- Yong-Kyu Choi,
- Kyu-Bong Kim,
- Byung-Mu Lee,
- Joo Young Lee
Chem Biol Interact 2018 Feb 17. Epub 2018 Feb 17.
BK21Plus Team, College of Pharmacy, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon, 14662, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Certain cosmetic colorants are irritant to skin or aggravate dermatitis. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) plays an important role in the initiation and progress of skin inflammation and atopic dermatitis by triggering Th2 immune responses. However, the effects of cosmetic colorants on TSLP production are unknown yet. Read More