Hair follicle stem cells feel the pressure.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hinnant, T; Lechler, T

Published Date

  • January 6, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 2

PubMed ID

  • 34995491

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1875-9777

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.stem.2021.12.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States