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(botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf

a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell

a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather

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He says the work strengthens the argument that dermal papilla cells "contain the information that says, |Make a hair," but it remains unclear weather dermal papilla cell transplants represent a practical means of adding hair to human heads.
In the human, IGFBP-3 is predominantly expressed in the dermal papilla hair follicle (Batch et al.
They'll come and see us, we'll take a few dermal papilla cells, grow them up in the lab, freeze most of them, and inject some.
Five months after the first transplant, the researchers transplanted additional grafts of follicle dermal sheath and dermal papilla from the same male to the same female.
The paper entitled "Hair Follicle Dermal Stem Cells Regenerate the Dermal Sheath, Repopulate the Dermal Papilla, and Modulate Hair Type" published in the peer-reviewed journal Developmental Cell (31, 543-558, December 8, 2014) (http://dx.
Dr Kemp's breakthrough centres on the power of the dermal papilla.
The hair shaft surrounds a small upraised nubbin of connective tissue called the dermal papilla.
Additional studies have shown that the action of the drug is primarily on the dermal papilla -- the "engine" that drives the hair follicle's growth.
By doubling the amount of Alkaline Phosphatase within each Dermal Papilla cell, there is a vast increase in the cells' capacity to communicate with each other, working harder and more effectively to support healthy hair growth.
com)-- Creative Bioarray, an international supplier of the world's most comprehensive list of research-use cells, including tumor cells, primary cells, stem cells and transformed cells, is pleased to announce its new Human Hair Dermal Papilla Cells ( Cat.
Exsymol; and Targeting Outer Root Sheath Stem Cells and Dermal Papilla Fibroblasts to Reactivate the Hair Cycle, Fabrice LeFevre, Ph.
Exogenous VEGF dose-dependently stimulates cell proliferation, which is mediated by vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR-2) through phosphorylation of extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK) in human outer root sheath cells and human hair follicle dermal papilla cells (Li et al.