What is Foxc1 And How is it Related With Hair Loss?

University of Colorado lately declared that a transcription factor named as Foxc1 has a signigicant role on growth cycle of hair follicile.

Through researchs on mice they found out that hair follicle stem cells are using Foxc1 to stop their growth and stay in dormant stage.Through this information when Foxc1 is removed the hair follicle stem cells don’t get stucked in dormant phase.On the other hand this removal may have a risk of continuous hair cell proliferation which leads continuous hair growth.


As a bottomline here we can say that temporary pressure on Foxc1 activities may take the stem cell in  dormant phase to a growth phase.

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