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  First Demonstration of New Hair Follicle Generation in an Animal Model
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Growth of regenerated hair follicles over 45 days. Arrows indicate hair shaft. The bulge is the area from which new hair shafts arise. The regenerated follicles possess normal stem cells and function normally by producing a hair shaft and cycling through growth phases.

Image Credit: George Cotsarelis, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Nature

Regenerated Hair Follicles
 


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