Wake-up call to genes may lead to cure for baldness

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania believe they may have found it. In experiments on mice they have shown that when a wound heals, instead of forming scar tissue it can be stimulated to regenerate skin complete with hair follicles and oil glands by introducing proteins involved in hair follicle development (known as "wnt" proteins).

Wake-up call to genes may lead to cure for baldness - Independent Online Edition > Health Medical

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