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Nitric Oxide Levels Enhanced by Presence of DHT

Nitric oxide (NO) has been identified as an important mediator in various physiological and pathophysiological processes of the skin, such as regulation of blood flow, melanogenesis…

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Minoxidil Hair Growth Inhibited by Potassium Blocker

Although potassium channel openers such as minoxidil promote hair growth in vivo, the mechanisms by which they do so are unclear. Using a red deer whole hair follicle culture system we…

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What Role does Stat3 Play in Hair Growth?

Signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (Stat3) is involved in many signaling pathways for growth factors and cytokines. Its deficiency in mice therefore…

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What Role to Endocrines Play in Hair Growth?

While the significance of androgens as major modulators of hair growth is well-established, much less is known on the exact follicular functions of other nuclear hormone receptor…

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Mechanisms by Which Nuclear Receptors Regulate Genes

The last decade has witnessed an explosion of information regarding the manner in which steroid hormones modulate gene expression. At present, a body of increasingly…

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Genes Most Common in Dermal Papilla Cells?

Partial sequencing of randomly selected clones from cDNA libraries of specific tissues or cell types to generate expressed sequence tags (ESTs) has proven to be a rapid…

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