Hair follicle stem cells feel the pressure.
The number of hair follicle stem cells decreases during aging and in hair-loss disorders, such as alopecia. In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, Xie et al. (2021) discover that the hair shaft serves as a physical niche component for the preservation of hair follicle stem cells.
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