By Clarence R. Robbins
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In other words, the response to the androgens are dependent on the specific pilosebaceous unit that is often, but not always, regionally dependent. These findings suggest that specific pilosebaceous units are somehow programmed to respond to androgens in a way that either induces baldness or grows hair possibly by means of different receptor proteins (Figure 1–10). Another, perhaps less likely, possibility is testosterone derivatives that stimulate hair growth and retardation of growth by DHT and testosterone itself.
Morphological and Macromolecular Structure Figure 1–21. Schematic diagram of the proposed structure of a cuticle cell in cross section. Figure 1–22. Transmission electron micrograph of a cross section of a hair fiber treated with silver methenamine, illustrating high and low sulfur layers of cuticle cells (stained = high-sulfur regions). Kindly provided by R. Wickett & B. Barman. Epicuticle 31 Figure 1–23. Schematic illustrating cell membrane complex in animal hairs (from Fraser et al. ). It was suggested at one time that the epicuticle is a continuous membrane covering only the very fiber surface .
The growth of facial hair in women). In other words, the response to the androgens are dependent on the specific pilosebaceous unit that is often, but not always, regionally dependent. These findings suggest that specific pilosebaceous units are somehow programmed to respond to androgens in a way that either induces baldness or grows hair possibly by means of different receptor proteins (Figure 1–10). Another, perhaps less likely, possibility is testosterone derivatives that stimulate hair growth and retardation of growth by DHT and testosterone itself.