Human Hair Graying is Naturally Reversible and Linked to Stress

  title={Human Hair Graying is Naturally Reversible and Linked to Stress},
  author={Ayelet Rosenberg and Shannon Rausser and J. Ren and E. Mosharov and Gabriel Sturm and R. T. Ogden and P. Patel and R. Soni and Clay O. Lacefield and R. Paus and M. Picard},
  • Ayelet Rosenberg, Shannon Rausser, +8 authors M. Picard
  • Published 2020
  • Biology
  • bioRxiv
  • Hair graying is a universal hallmark of aging but its mechanisms are insufficiently understood and its reversibility in humans remains uncertain. Moreover, while psychological stress accelerates human biological aging, and triggers hair graying in animals, no prior study has longitudinally examined the stress-to-hair graying connection in humans. Here we develop an approach to quantitatively profile natural graying events and their associated proteomic signatures along individual human hairs… CONTINUE READING


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