Lysyl oxidase activity in human skin is increased by chronic UV-exposure and smoking

A K Langton, E Tsoureli-Nikita, Christopher Griffiths, C Antoniou, A Stratigos, Michael Sherratt, Rachel Watson

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Abstract

Lifestyle choices, such as tobacco smoking and sunbathing can lead to premature skin ageing(1) . These extrinsic accelerators of the ageing process cause profound changes to the abundance and arrangement of the elastic fibres and fibrillar collagens of the dermal extracellular matrix (ECM). This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe British journal of dermatology
Early online date28 Feb 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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