Published in Cancer Weekly, January 18th, 2005
In a report posted online December 23, 2004, in Science, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital Boston said they have found the cellular cause of graying hair while investigating the origins of malignant melanoma, the potentially deadly skin cancer.
The scientists traced the loss of hair color to the gradual dying off of adult stem cells that form a reservoir that spawns a continuous supply of new pigment-manufacturing cells, called...
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