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African hair growth parameters
  • G. Loussouarn
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of dermatology
  • 1 August 2001
Background Hair growth parameters have been studied mostly in caucasian hair, whereas few data on African hair have been reported in the literature.
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Diversity of hair growth profiles
The appearance of hair differs among the different populations of the world. Do these differences in appearance reflect physiological differences in the growth of the hair? Hair growth parametersExpand
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Shape Variability and Classification of Human Hair: A Worldwide Approach
ABSTRACT Human hair has been commonly classified according to three conventional ethnic human subgroups, that is, African, Asian, and European. Such broad classification hardly accounts for the highExpand
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Modeling the dynamics of human hair cycles by a follicular automaton.
The hair follicle cycle successively goes through the anagen, catagen, telogen, and latency phases, which correspond, respectively, to hair growth, arrest, shedding, and absence before a new anagenExpand
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Worldwide diversity of hair curliness: a new method of assessment
Background  For many years, cosmetic scientists have attempted to measure the physical features of human hair, such as its shape and colour, as these can be artificially modified using cosmeticExpand
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Pro-inflammatory cytokine cascade in human plucked hair.
Using reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction we showed that freshly plucked human anagen hair expressed both type 1 (80 kD) and type 2 (60 kD) interleukin (IL)-1 receptor mRNAs. The IL-1Expand
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Ageing and hair cycles
The phototrichogram is a non‐invasive technique by which, on the same precise area of the scalp, each individual hair may be identified, and its current growth phase established. This technique wasExpand
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Greying of the human hair: a worldwide survey, revisiting the ‘50’ rule of thumb
Summary Background  While numerous papers have reported on the biological mechanisms of human hair pigmentation and greying, epidemiological descriptions of both natural hair colour and the greyingExpand
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Subclinical speckled perifollicular melanosis of the scalp.
Based on the clinical presentation of some skin pigmentation disorders it is thought that a bicompartmental functional system exists in the epidermal melanocyte population. It corresponds to theExpand
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Diversity in human hair growth, diameter, colour and shape. An in vivo study on young adults from 24 different ethnic groups observed in the five continents
BackgroundBased on previous findings, from a worldwide study, classified the shapes of human hair into 8 major types, from straight to highly curly. This clearly extended the usual classification ofExpand
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