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Introduction of Skin Diseases

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Desmosomes are helpful in connecting - (AIPG 2010)



A Keratinocytes

B Melanocytes

C Dermis and epidermis

D Langerhans cells

Ans. A
i.e., Keratinocytes [Ref Rook's 7'hle p. 3, 9]

Desmosomes are the major adhesion complex in epidermis, anchoring keratin intermediate filaments (IFs) to the cell membrane and bridging adjacent keratinocytes, and allowing cells to withstand trauma.

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