Morphological characteristics of cells derived from plucked human hair in vitro

@article{Wells1985MorphologicalCO,
  title={Morphological characteristics of cells derived from plucked human hair in vitro},
  author={John Wells and Vivien K. Sieber},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1985},
  volume={113}
}
Cells of various morphologies have been cultured from plucked hairs in vitro. These include keratinocytes, large polygonal cells, large and small spindle‐shaped cells and endothelial cells. 

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Culture of hair matrix and follicular keratinocytes.

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Electron microscopic study of cultured cells from the murine hair tissues: cell growth and differentiation

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Epidermal growth factor and fibroblast growth factor accelerate proliferation of human hair bulb papilla cells and root sheath tibroblasts cultured in vitro

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Organ culture of human scalp hair follicles: effect of testosterone and oestrogen on hair growth

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