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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896178/comparison-of-saccharina-japonica-undaria-pinnatifida-mixture-and-minoxidil-on-hair-growth-promoting-effect-in-mice
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Ki Soo Park, Dae Hwan Park
BACKGROUND: Algae have traditionally been used for promotion of hair growth. Use of hair regrowth drugs, such as minoxidil, is limited due to side effects. The aim of this study was to examine a mixture of Saccharina japonica and Undaria pinnatifida (L-U mixture) on hair growth and to compare the promoting effect of hair growth by a 3% minoxidil and a L-U mixture. METHODS: To evaluate the hair growth-promoting activity, saline, 50% ethanol, 3% minoxidil, and the L-U mixture were applied 2 times a day for a total of 14 days on the dorsal skin of C57BL/6 mice after depilation...
November 2016: Archives of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881935/hair-diseases-a-big-problem-on-a-small-surface
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Ligia A Brzezińska-Wcisło, Dominika Wcisło-Dziadecka
Civilizational progress initially contributes to the problem of hair loss and then to alopecia as regards both frequency and therapeutic dilemmas. The work presents trichological problems which occur more rarely, i.e. drug-induced, anagen and telogen alopecia, congenital and acquired structural hair disorders, psychic disturbances concerning the hair as well as the hair during menopause. Then, the article briefly describes contagious (infectious) diseases as well as diseases with inflammatory etiology which are accompanied by exfoliation and (frequently) pruritus...
October 2016: Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27868344/further-evidence-that-variants-in-ppp1cb-cause-a-rasopathy-similar-to-noonan-syndrome-with-loose-anagen-hair
#3
Regina M Zambrano, Michael Marble, Stuart A Chalew, Christian Lilje, Alfonso Vargas, Yves Lacassie
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 21, 2016: American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27864971/proximal-end-root-morphology-characteristics-in-antemortem-anagen-head-hairs
#4
Katherine A Roberts, Lino R Garcia, Peter R De Forest
The proximal end morphology of antemortem anagen head hair was compared with the characteristics documented to occur in postmortem hairs. Antemortem anagen and telogen head hairs (N = 967) were recovered following exposure to seven environments. Root morphology characteristics consistent with those reported in postmortem hairs were observed in 66 (14%) hairs exposed to a water, normal saline, outdoor soil, or indoor shower environment. Thirty-three anagen hairs (7%) exhibited a root band at the proximal end...
November 16, 2016: Journal of Forensic Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27795451/3-deoxysappanchalcone-promotes-proliferation-of-human-hair-follicle-dermal-papilla-cells-and-hair-growth-in-c57bl-6-mice-by-modulating-wnt-%C3%AE-catenin-and-stat-signaling
#5
Young Eun Kim, Hyung Chul Choi, In-Chul Lee, Dong Yeon Yuk, Hyosung Lee, Bu Young Choi
3-Deoxysappanchalcone (3-DSC) has been reported to possess anti-allergic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities. In the present study, we investigated the effects of 3-DSC on the proliferation of human hair follicle dermal papilla cells (HDPCs) and mouse hair growth in vivo. A real-time cell analyzer system, luciferase assay, Western blot and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) were employed to measure the biochemical changes occurring in HDPCs in response to 3-DSC treatment. The effect of 3-DSC on hair growth in C57BL/6 mice was also examined...
November 1, 2016: Biomolecules & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27772548/jak-stat-signaling-jump-starts-the-hair-cycle
#6
Etienne Wang, Sivan Harel, Angela M Christiano
Legrand et al show that JAK/STAT5 signaling in the dermal papilla is required for anagen onset in the murine hair cycle. Interestingly, others have shown that JAK-inhibition is able to induce telogen-to-anagen transition in wild-type mice. This apparent contradiction highlights the complexity of interactions within the hair follicle, and encourages further discussion on the role of JAK-STAT signaling in the various stem cell niches of the hair follicle.
November 2016: Journal of Investigative Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27766026/immunohistochemical-study-of-hair-follicle-stem-cells-in-regenerated-hair-follicles-induced-by-wnt10b
#7
Yiming Zhang, Yizhan Xing, Haiying Guo, Xiaogen Ma, Yuhong Li
The regulation of the periodic regeneration of hair follicles is complicated. Although Wnt10b has been reported to induce hair follicle regeneration, the characteristics of induced hair follicles, especially the target cells of Wnt10b, have not yet been clearly elucidated. Thus, we systematically evaluated the expression and proliferation patterns of Wnt10b-induced hair follicles. We found that Wnt10b promoted the proliferation of hair follicle stem cells from 24 hours after AdWnt10b injection. Seventy-two hours after AdWnt10b injection, cells outside of bulge area began to proliferate...
2016: International Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27764761/human-platelet-lysate-versus-minoxidil-stimulates-hair-growth-by-activating-anagen-promoting-signaling-pathways
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Maryam Dastan, Nowruz Najafzadeh, Ali Abedelahi, Mohammadreza Sarvi, Ali Niapour
Minoxidil and human platelet lysate (HPL) are commonly used to treat patients with hair loss. However, the roles of HPL versus minoxidil in hair follicle biology largely remain unknown. Here, we hypothesized that bulge and dermal papilla (DP) cells may express specific genes, including Kras, Erk, Akt, Shh and β-catenin after exposure to minoxidil or HPL. The mouse hair follicles were isolated on day 10 after depilation and bulge or DP regions were dissected. The bulge and DP cells were cultured for 14days in DMEM/F12 medium...
October 17, 2016: Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Biomédecine & Pharmacothérapie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27715423/regeneration-of-murine-hair-follicles-is-inhibited-by-low-dose-rate-gamma-irradiation
#9
Kimihiko Sugaya, Tomohisa Hirobe, Yoshie Ishihara, Sonoe Inoue
To determine whether the effects of low-dose-rate gamma (γ) irradiation are identifiable in the regeneration of murine hair follicles, we irradiated whole bodies of C57BL/10JHir mice in the first telogen phase of the hair cycle with (137)Cs γ-rays. The mice were examined for effects on hair follicles, including number, morphology, and pigmentation in the second anagen phase. Effects of γ-radiation on melanocyte stem cells were also investigated by the indirect immunolabeling of tyrosinase-related protein 2 (TRP2)...
October 2016: Zoological Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27711995/efficacy-and-safety-of-superficial-cryotherapy-for-alopecia-areata-a-retrospective-comprehensive-review-of-353-cases-over-22-years
#10
Myungsoo Jun, Noo Ri Lee, Won-Soo Lee
Alopecia areata (AA) affects anagen hair follicles, resulting in non-scarring hair loss. Since introduced by Huang et al., superficial cryotherapy has been accepted as a considerable primary therapeutic modality for AA. The aim of this study was to objectively clarify the therapeutic efficacy and safety of superficial hypothermic cryotherapy for treatment of AA. Medical records of 353 patients from 1993 to 2014 were retrospectively analyzed. According to the response to the superficial cryotherapy, patients were categorized into four groups: "marked", "partial", "poor" and "no recovery"...
October 6, 2016: Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27660477/effect-of-the-multifunctional-cosmetic-ingredient-sphinganine-on-hair-loss-in-males-and-females-with-diffuse-hair-reduction
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Nicole Gerlach, Matthias Mentel, Tim Köhler, Benjamin Tuchscherer, Birgit Garbe, Jasmina Ülker, Hagen Tronnier, Ulrike Heinrich, Mike Farwick
Sphingolipids are well known to promote keratinocyte differentiation and to induce ceramide production. In addition, they show anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial activities. Thus, the aim of this study is to investigate the potential effect of sphinganine on prolonging the hair anagen rate and improving the overall hair quality and scalp health. The inhibitory potential of sphinganine toward 5-α-reductase was studied using an in vitro assay. The stimulation of the antimicrobial peptide HBD2 by sphinganine was measured by real-time polymerase chain reaction and immunostaining...
2016: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27659896/pregnancy-and-the-hair-growth-cycle-anagen-induction-against-hair-growth-disruption-using-nourkrin-%C3%A2-with-marilex-%C3%A2-a-proteoglycan-replacement-therapy
#12
Erling Thom
Postpartum effluvium is a well-known clinical fact. However, following some minor research activities in the 1960s, very little has happened on the research front of the subject. It was hypothesized that postpartum hair loss might be a manifestation of a change in the hair growth cycle occurring normally during pregnancy. Recently, new research has been published trying to explain the mechanism of action behind this frequently occurring hair growth disruption, and to develop a functional treatment schedule and regime...
September 23, 2016: Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27644142/alopecia-universalis-in-a-dog-with-testicular-neoplasia
#13
Catherine A Outerbridge, Stephen D White, Verena K Affolter
OBJECTIVE: To describe a case of testicular neoplasia and alopecia universalis in a dog, and successful treatment of the latter with ciclosporin. ANIMAL: Twelve-year-old intact male wirehaired fox terrier. METHODS: Castration, skin biopsy for histopathology, lymphocyte immunophenotyping and clonality analysis of the canine T-cell receptor gamma locus (TCRγ) rearrangement. RESULTS: The dog presented with symmetrical generalized alopecia...
December 2016: Veterinary Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27639210/microscopical-characterization-of-known-postmortem-root-bands-using-light-and-scanning-electron-microscopy
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Jack Hietpas, JoAnn Buscaglia, Adam H Richard, Stephen Shaw, Hilda S Castillo, Joseph Donfack
A postmortem root band (PMRB) is a distinct microscopic feature that is postulated to occur in hair remaining in the follicle during the postmortem interval [1] (Petraco et al., 1998). The scientific validity of this premise has been highlighted in two recent high-profile criminal cases involving PMRBs [2,3] (State of Florida v. Casey Marie Anthony, 2008; People v. Kogut, 2005). To better understand the fundamental aspects of postmortem root banding, the microscopical properties of known PMRBs(1) were characterized by light microscopy, and scanning electron microscope (SEM) imaging of microtomed sections of hairs showing root banding...
October 2016: Forensic Science International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27631460/a-mechanistic-model-of-platelet-rich-plasma-treatment-for-androgenetic-alopecia
#15
Aditya K Gupta, Jessie Carviel
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a novel procedure used to treat androgenetic alopecia (AGA). OBJECTIVE: Propose a mechanism of action of PRP therapy for AGA. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A thorough literature search including PRP research for AGA therapy as well as PRP research in other areas of medicine was conducted. RESULTS: A mechanistic model for the action of PRP on the hair follicle was created. CONCLUSION: Platelet-rich plasma therapy stimulates hair growth through the promotion of vascularization and angiogenesis, as well as encourages hair follicles to enter and extend the duration of the anagen phase of the growth cycle...
September 14, 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27625562/a-comparison-of-vertical-and-transverse-sections-in-the-histological-diagnosis-of-alopecia-areata-scalp-biopsy-specimens
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Kanika Singh, Sonal Sharma, Usha Rani Singh, Sambit Nath Bhattacharya
CONTEXT: Both vertical and transverse sections are used for the diagnosis of alopecia areata. However when a single biopsy is submitted the pathologist has to decide which type is better. AIMS: To compare the diagnostic histological features in vertical and transverse sections in alopecia areata scalp biopsy specimens. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: Tertiary Care Hospital. Comparative Study. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 30 patients were enrolled in the study...
July 2016: International Journal of Trichology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27611105/identification-of-genes-and-proteins-associated-with-anagen-wool-growth
#17
J Zhao, N Liu, K Liu, J He, J Yu, R Bu, M Cheng, W De, J Liu, H Li
Identifying genes of major effect for wool growth would offer strategies for improving the quality and increasing the yield of fine wool. In this study, we employed the Agilent Sheep Gene Expression Microarray and proteomic technology to investigate the gene expression patterns of body side skin (more wool growing) in Aohan fine wool sheep (a Chinese indigenous breed) in comparison with groin skin (no wool growing) at the anagen stage of the wool follicle. A microarray study revealed that 4772 probes were differentially expressed, including 2071 upregulated and 2701 downregulated probes, in the comparisons of body side skin vs...
September 9, 2016: Animal Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27543435/5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine-induced-effluvium-via-p53-mediated-cd326-positive-keratinocyte-apoptosis-in-c57bl-6-mice
#18
Kyung-Jun Uh, Woo-Sung Hwang, Ji-Hyun Bae, Da-Eun Jang, Su-Cheong Yeom
Anagen effluvium develops because of disturbances in the hair follicle cycle, leading to acute and severe hair loss in humans. The objective of this study was to establish a mouse model of anagen effluvium by 5-bromo-2'-deoxyuridine (BrdU) treatment, and evaluate the pathological changes and underlying mechanisms. We treated 9-10-day-old pups and 3-7-week-old C57BL/6 mice with BrdU. After successfully inducing hair loss in the neonatal pups, microscopic, immunohistochemical and flow cytometry analyses were conducted...
August 20, 2016: Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27522546/preventive-effects-of-cedrol-against-alopecia-in-cyclophosphamide-treated-mice
#19
Shan-Shan Chen, Yan Zhang, Qiu-Li Lu, Zhe Lin, Yuqing Zhao
Although numerous hypotheses have been proposed to prevent chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA), effective pharmaceuticals have yet to be developed. In our study, the back hairs of C57BL/6 mice were factitiously removed. These mice were then treated with cedrol or minoxidil daily. Mice with early-stage anagen VI hair follicles were treated with cyclophosphamide (CYP, 125mg/kg) to induce alopecia. The CYP-damaged hair follicles were observed and quantified by using a digital photomicrograph. The results demonstrated that the minoxidil-treated mice suffered from complete alopecia similar to the model 6days after CYP administration...
September 2016: Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27499692/wnt5a-suppresses-%C3%AE-catenin-signaling-during-hair-follicle-regeneration
#20
Yizhan Xing, Xiaogen Ma, Haiying Guo, Fang Deng, Jin Yang, Yuhong Li
Hair follicles display periodic growth. Wnt signaling is a critical regulator for hair follicle regeneration. Previously, we reported that Wnt5a inhibits the telogen-to-anagen transition of hair follicles, but the mechanism by which this process occurs has not yet been reported. Here, we determined the expression patterns of Wnt signaling pathway molecules by quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, western blot, and immunohistochemistry and found that β-catenin signaling was suppressed by Wnt5a...
2016: International Journal of Medical Sciences
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