Human hair follicle regeneration following amputation and grafting into the nude mouse.

@article{Jahoda1996HumanHF,
  title={Human hair follicle regeneration following amputation and grafting into the nude mouse.},
  author={Colin A B Jahoda and Rosero Oliv{\'e}r and Amanda Reynolds and J C Forrester and K. A. Horne},
  journal={The Journal of investigative dermatology},
  year={1996},
  volume={107 6},
  pages={804-7}
}
In this study we investigated the capacity of the human hair follicle to regenerate a fiber-forming bulb after its amputation. We removed the bases from terminal follicles from a variety of sites and transplanted the follicles onto athymic mice, either still attached to a skin graft or as subcutaneous implants of individual follicles. External hair growth was observed on the skin grafts, and histology of the follicles revealed restoration of dermal papillae and follicle bulb structures. This… CONTINUE READING
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