Published in Blood Weekly, November 25th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, "besides forming hair shafts, the highly organized, metabolically vigorous hair follicle plays several crucial roles in skin architecture. The follicle contains a distinct population of presumptive follicular stem cells that express nestin, also a marker for neural stem cells. These nestin-expressing follicle cells are located principally in the follicular bulge region."
"Nestin-driven GFP (ND-GFP), transfected into mice, principally labels...
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