Phytosphingosine is a characteristic component of the glycolipids in the vertebrate intestine.
Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Comparative Biochemistry, 86(1), 149-154 (1987)
Analysis of skin penetration of phytosphingosine by fluorescence detection and influence of the thermotropic behaviour of DPPC liposomes
Hasanovic A, et al.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 383(1), 14-17 (2010)
Byung-Hak Kim et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 134(4), 1023-1032 (2013-11-02)
Phytosphingosine is abundant in plants and fungi and is found in mammalian epidermis, including the stratum corneum. Phytosphingosine and its derivatives N-acetyl phytosphingosine and tetraacetyl phytosphingosine are part of the natural defense system of the body. However, these molecules exhibit...