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February 1967

Human Sebaceous Gland LipidsAnalysis by Thin-Layer Chromatography

Author Affiliations


From the Division of Dermatology, University of Oregon Medical School, Portland.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;95(2):218-220. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01600320074015

The lipids from isolated human sebaceous glands have been studied by thin-layer chromatography. Lipids were present that corresponded to the reference standards of squalene, wax esters, and triglycerides. No thin-layer chromatographic spots were found that corresponded to the reference standards of hydrocarbon, sterol esters, free fatty acids, sterols, monoglycerides or diglycerides.