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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In mouse hair follicles, a group of quiescent cells in the bulge is believed to have stem cell activity. Lgr5, a marker of… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The mammalian hair follicle is a complex ‘mini-organ’ thought to form only during development; loss of an adult follicle is… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Birt-Hogg-Dubé (BHD) syndrome is a rare inherited genodermatosis characterized by hair follicle hamartomas, kidney tumors, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
beta-Catenin is an essential molecule in Wnt/wingless signaling, which controls decisive steps in embryogenesis. To study the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The upper region of the outer root sheath of vibrissal follicles of adult mice contains multipotent stem cells that respond to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The location of follicular and epidermal stem cells in mammalian skin is a crucial issue in cutaneous biology. We demonstrate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
LEF/TCF DNA-binding proteins act in concert with activated beta -catenin, the product of Wnt signaling, to transactivate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
An effector of intercellular adhesion, beta-catenin also functions in Wnt signaling, associating with Lef-1/Tcf DNA-binding… (More)
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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… (More)
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