The feasibility of targeted selective gene therapy of the hair follicle

@article{Li1995TheFO,
  title={The feasibility of targeted selective gene therapy of the hair follicle},
  author={Lingna Li and Robert M Hoffman},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={1},
  pages={705-706}
}
Loss of hair and hair colour is associated with ageing, and when it involves the scalp hair, it can be distressing to both sexes. Hair loss resulting from cancer chemotherapy is particularly distressing. However, safe, effective therapies directed to hair have only just started to be developed. The hair follicle is a complex skin appendage composed of epidermal and dermal tissue, with specialized keratinocytes, the hair matrix cells, forming the hair shaft. Specific therapy of the hair follicle… CONTINUE READING
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