A new method for the visualization of the epidermal Langerhans cell and its application on normal and allergic skin

S Sjöborg, S Axelsson, B Falck, S Jacobsson, Anita Ringberg

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When skin specimens are exposed in vitro to L-dopa and catecholamines these substances accumulate in the Langerhans cells where they can be visualized with the histofluorescence method of Falck and Hillarp. Some methodological aspects are discussed and a preliminary study of Langerhans cells in contact allergy is reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-30
JournalActa dermato-venereologica. Supplementum
Issue number79
Publication statusPublished - 1978

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  • Surgery

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