Researchers use stem cells to regrow hair in bald mice

04/19/2012 | Science News

Japanese researchers used epithelial stem cells and mesenchymal cells to engineer hair follicles that grew like normal hair when implanted in bald mice. The development may help in the regeneration of organs such as salivary glands, which grow in the same way as hair in their early development, a researcher said. The findings were published in the journal Nature Communications.

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