Whether or not a sample of skin or of a skin equivalent contains such amount of a papillary fibroblast population as to be considered a normal skin is determined by labelling said skin or skin equivalent with at least one antibody specific for papillary fibroblasts and evaluating the extent of such labelling as a marker for skin or skin equivalent quality.

Title
Antibodies specific for papillary fibroblasts as markers for skin quality
Application Number
9/725269
Publication Number
20010036642
Application Date
November 29, 2000
Publication Date
November 1, 2001
Inventor
Arnold Caplan
Cleveland
OH, US
Daniel Asselineau
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis
VA, US
Agent
Norman H Stepno Esquire
VA, US
IPC
G01N 33/567
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