Artificial Skin: A Review

Keywords: Artificial skin, Epidermis, Collagen


The skin is a multifunctional organ that is protective, self healing and sensing and many forms of artificial skin have also been developed, having properties and functionalities approximating to natural skin. Artificial skin can be formed by biological substances as well as non-biological substances. This article maps out the structural difference between natural and artificial skin, the need for formation of artificial skin which is very useful for treating patients with burn injuries and various other skin conditions.


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Author Biographies

Rumeet Kaur

Intern, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Chahat Kaushal

BDS Final Year Student, Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0607.10571
Published: 2022-11-01
How to Cite
Rumeet Kaur, Chahat Kaushal. Artificial Skin: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2022Nov.1 [cited 2022Dec.8];6(7):RV4-RV6. Available from: