Issue Date: February 28, 2011
Peptide Induces Hair Regrowth In Mice
For people who suffer from hair loss due to chronic stress, help might be on the way, according to a research team led by Million Mulugeta of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine (PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016377). The scientists recently stumbled upon a potential new treatment for alopecia while testing the effects of the 41-residue peptide astressin B on the gastrointestinal function of stressed mice. Engineered to overexpress stress-associated corticotropin-releasing factor . . .
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