Aurelio Imberti

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The hair follicle represents a very attractive organ system for studying the precise balance between cell proliferation, growth, differentiation, and death of cells, because it periodically and regularly regenerates, retaining its morphogenetic signals throughout its life. One of the most intriguing oncogenes which is able to induce both cell growth and(More)
BACKGROUND We recently reported the presence of c-Myc immunoreactivity in two distinct regions of the inner root sheath (IRS) of human anagen hair follicles; they corresponded to the regions where keratinocytes of Henle's and Huxley's layers enter the terminal differentiation phase that will lead to their exfoliation in the pilary canal. These regions were(More)
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