Topical calcitriol enhances normal hair regrowth but does not prevent chemotherapy-induced alopecia in mice.

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Using a murine model that mimics chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) in humans particularly well, we show here that in contrast to previously reported CIA-protective effects in neonatal rats, topical calcitriol does not prevent CIA in adolescent mice but enhances the regrowth of normally pigmented hair shafts. When, prior to injecting 1 X 120 mg/kg… (More)

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@article{Paus1996TopicalCE, title={Topical calcitriol enhances normal hair regrowth but does not prevent chemotherapy-induced alopecia in mice.}, author={Ralph Paus and M B Schilli and Bori Handjiski and Andreas Menrad and B. M. Henz and Przemyslaw Mieszko Plonka}, journal={Cancer research}, year={1996}, volume={56 19}, pages={4438-43} }