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Genuine stem cells found in skin might treat hair loss, wounds
... stem cells offer potential new methods to reverse baldness
and boost wound healing in burn victims and those suffering from other skin injuries, the researchers said. The putative skin stem cells reproduce themselves seemingly indefinitely in the laboratory, the study found. When engrafted onto the backs of ...
Mouse model of alopecia
...ficiency in just one keratin 17 causes temporary baldness
in mice. Dr. Coulombe and colleagues generated ke...o keratin 17 loss and therefore may help alleviate baldness
in K17 knockout mice. The phenotypic variability exhibited by K17-deficient mice may help explain t...
Columbia Researchers Identify Gene For Inherited Baldness
...d hairless, is linked to a severe form ofinherited baldness
and may be the trigger that turns on the entire hu...his pathway may provide new clues for male pattern baldness
and otherforms of hair loss, or alopecia. "The discovery of this new gene gives us endless...