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Issue 8: Current research highlights

In News, Research highlights by R. Adrian

Quantitative mapping of human hair greying and reversal in relation to life stress Ayelet M Rosenberg, Shannon Rausser, Junting Ren, Eugene V Mosharov, Gabriel Sturm, R Todd Ogden, Purvi Patel, Rajesh Kumar Soni, Clay Lacefield, Desmond J Tobin, Ralf Paus, Martin Picard Elife, 2021 Hair fibres hold a ‘picture’ of a …

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Issue 7: Current research highlights

In News, Research highlights by Anja Borrosch

Evidence from a humanized mouse model of androgenetic alopecia that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stimulates hair regrowth, hair shaft diameter and vellus-to-terminal hair reconversion in vivo. Laufer Britva R et al., Br J Dermatol, 2021 Autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been …

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Issue 6: Current research highlights

In News, Research highlights by Anja Borrosch

Compartmentalised metabolic programmes in human anagen hair follicles: New targets to modulate epithelial stem cell behaviour, keratinocyte proliferation and hair follicle immune status? Purba et al. Exp Dermatol 2021 Lactate, the end-product of aerobic glycolysis (Warburg effect), is important for …

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Issue 5: Current research highlights

In Research highlights by Abhiyan Viplav

Re-innervation of human skin by rat dorsal root ganglia permits to study interactions between sensory nerve fibres and native human dermal mast cells ex vivo. Chéret J. et al., Exp. Dermatol., 2021 Despite several practical benefits, human skin organ cultures …

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Issue 4: Current research highlights

In Research highlights by Abhiyan Viplav

Topical odorant application of the specific olfactory receptor OR2AT4 agonist, Sandalore®, improves telogen effluvium associated parameters. Jimenez. F et al., J Cosmet Dermatol, 2020 Excess hair shedding called telogen effluvium is one of the most common complaints in women yet …

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Issue 3: Current research highlights

In Research highlights by Abhiyan Viplav

Theophylline exerts complex anti-aging and anti-cytotoxicity effects in human skin ex vivo. Bertolini. M et al., Int J Cosmet Sci, 2020 The detailed insights of the effect of theophylline on human skin are poorly understood. Here, we show that theophylline …

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Issue 2: Current research highlights

In Research highlights by Abhiyan Viplav

Adenosine promotes human hair growth and inhibits catagen transition in vitro – role of the outer root sheath keratinocytes. Lisztes E et al., J Invest Dermatol, 2020 It is well known that adenosine promotes human hair growth. In this study, …

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Issue 1: Current research highlights

In Research highlights by Abhiyan Viplav

An osteopontin-derived peptide inhibits human hair growth at least in part by decreasing FGF7 production in outer root sheath keratinocytes. Alam M. et al., Br J Dermatol, 2019 Osteopontin, a multifunctional immunomodulatory glycoprotein is expressed in human hair follicles. In …