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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 6 July 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 27, p. nf54
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.27.nf54]

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Hair Trigger

Molecule induces skin cells to construct hair follicles

R. John Davenport

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/27/nf54

Abstract: Like fertilizer on a sparse lawn, a chemical enticement encourages the skin to fill in hair-growing structures, new results reveal. The finding clarifies which cells produce new follicles and might point toward improved ways of encouraging hair growth in balding oldsters.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Hair Trigger. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (27), nf54 (2005).

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