Toll-like Receptors in the Development of Acne
Title: The role of toll-like receptors in the
pathophysiology of acne
Authors: McInturff JE, Kim J.
Publication: Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2005 Jun;24(2):73-8.
The authors note that since the skin is an important component
of the body’s immune system, drug development could exploit
the ability of the immune system’s toll-like receptors (or
TLRs), which are found in the cell membranes, to recognize acne