Animal models and culture methods in the study of hair growth.

@article{Rogers2001AnimalMA,
  title={Animal models and culture methods in the study of hair growth.},
  author={George E. Rogers and Philip I. Hynd},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          105-19
        }
}
Despite the considerable advances in our knowledge of hair growth, the molecular basis of alopecias and other hair diseases remains unclear. In the development of at least some types of hair loss, there must be changes in the functioning of the clock that regulates normal hair follicle cycling through the stages of anagen, catagen, and telogen. For alopecia areata, there is also substantial evidence for the involvement of an autoimmune response.1 From transplantation experiments, it seems… CONTINUE READING

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