Segmental Igfbp5 expression is specifically associated with the bent structure of zigzag hairs

Abstract

The murine hair coat consists of four different hair types that are characterised by hair length, the number of medulla columns, and the presence and number of bends. The molecular mechanisms underlying the establishment and maintenance of distinct hair follicle fates are unknown. We identify Igfbp5 as the first molecular marker that distinguishes among… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mod.2005.04.012

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