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Morphological and Macromolecular Structure

  • Clarence R. Robbins
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Abstract

Human hair is a keratin-containing appendage that grows from large cavities or sacs called follicles. Hair follicles extend from the surface of the skin through the stratum corneum and the epidermis into the dermis (Figure 1–1).

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Intermediate Filament Cortical Cell Hair Growth Human Hair Scalp Hair 
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  • Clarence R. Robbins
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  1. 1.Research and Development DivisionColgate-Palmolive CompanyPiscatawayUSA

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