Hair Today

Ben-Ari, Elia T.
April 2000
BioScience;Apr2000, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p303
Academic Journal
Discusses various biological and social aspects of human hair. Biological functions of hair which include insulation, sensory organ, dispersion of perspiration and pheremones produced by the skin, and others; Specialized skin appendage; The hair cycle; Method by which hair-loss genes may be identified; Hair development; Role of hair follicle stem cells. INSETS: Glossary;Some disorders of human hair growth;Human hair transplants.


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