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Hair follicle structure

Known as: Hair Follicles, Folliculus pili, HAIR FOLLICLE 
A tube-like invagination of the EPIDERMIS from which the hair shaft develops and into which SEBACEOUS GLANDS open. The hair follicle is lined by a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Hair Today, Skin Tomorrow The epidermis of mammals contains hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and interfollicular epidermis, but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The study of gastric epithelial homeostasis and cancer has been hampered by the lack of stem cell markers and in vitro culture… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The inhibition of poly(adenosine diphosphate [ADP]-ribose) polymerase (PARP) is a potential synthetic lethal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
With the advent of dense maps of human genetic variation, it is now possible to detect positive natural selection across the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The discovery of long-lived epithelial stem cells in the bulge region of the hair follicle led to the hypothesis that epidermal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In adult skin, each hair follicle contains a reservoir of stem cells (the bulge), which can be mobilized to regenerate the new… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Hair has many useful biologic functions, including protection from the elements and dispersion of sweat-gland products (e.g… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The skin is responsible for forming a variety of epidermal structures that differ amongst vertebrates. In each case… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Inconsistent with the view that hair follicle stem cells reside in the matrix area of the hair bulb, we found that label… Expand
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Highly Cited
1962
Highly Cited
1962
WHERE there is a superficial wound in the skin, new epidermis covers the denuded area by migration from the hair follicles and… Expand
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