by I. A. Bernstein and M. S. Sendai, 440 pp, with illus, $81.50, New York, S Karger AG, 1980.
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In the summer of 1979, many researchers from Japan and the United States who were interested in the epidermis and keratinization gathered at Boyne Mountain Lodge in Boyne Falls, Mich, to present a series of articles. These articles represent volume 10 of the Current Problems in Dermatology series. This series of publications from that meeting, presented at a fixed time, allows the reader to get a good impression of the exact state of the art regarding both principal subjects. The contributions are fairly technical and usually resemble publications in research journals. Manuscripts from such a meeting usually have not been subjected to the review and revision required for journal articles; such a procedure has the important advantage of allowing the individual authors to develop their ideas and concepts, often beyond the range possible in the usual journals. Unlike the proceedings of many such meetings, this volume is published in an
Goldsmith LA. Current Problems in Dermatology: Biochemistry of Normal and Abnormal Epidermal Differentiation. Arch Dermatol. 1982;118(1):66. doi:10.1001/archderm.1982.01650130070026