As a single organ, our skin is able to perform a broad repertoire of vital functions. Dermatology experts call for a reference guide to single-cell composition of normal human skin, which is still lacking. A grassroots movement to establish a Human Skin Cell Atlas is taking shape, as reported in a recent review. A global team of experts has outlined a roadmap as a first step towards creating a comprehensive and inclusive reference work on this important topic.
Aug 23 2023