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Skin And Hair Spring From The Same Stem Cells, Researchers Find

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August 18, 2000
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University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center
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In a study that has implications for understanding the way skin wounds heal and some skin cancers develop, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and New York University School of Medicine have found compelling evidence that the hair follicle and the epidermis may originate from the same cache of cells.

Finding advances understanding of skin wounds and skin cancer


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University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. "Skin And Hair Spring From The Same Stem Cells, Researchers Find." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 18 August 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000817080356.htm>.
University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. (2000, August 18). Skin And Hair Spring From The Same Stem Cells, Researchers Find. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000817080356.htm
University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. "Skin And Hair Spring From The Same Stem Cells, Researchers Find." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000817080356.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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