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During ovarian development, follicle cells were stained with positive PR at each ovarian stage.
Photoaffinity labelling and characterization of a juvenile hormone binding protein in the membranes of follicle cells of Locusta migratoria.
In the first type, the oocyte is completely surrounded by increasing numbers of follicle cells; in the second type, the oocyte is surrounded by a small, distinct number of follicle cells; and in the third type, a small number of follicle cells surround the oocyte only during the early stages of oogenesis.
Scientists have successfully conducted an experiment in which follicle cells transplanted from a man's scalp caused male hair to sprout from a woman's arm.
Cyoctol binds itself to the hair follicle cells, preventing the cells from binding with dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a male hormone.
When applied to skin in a specific manner, Levulan(TM) appears to be taken up preferentially by the rapidly growing hair follicle cells, and converted to protoporphyrin IX (PpIX), a potent photosensitizer.
Prolong the hair's life cycle -- CapicellPro is a double PATENTED botanical complex that stimulates and protects both the follicle cells and reserve cells, known as stem cells.
By contrast, the immature eggs sold by the sturgeon slaughterers are covered with blood corpuscles and follicle cells.
This blood supply is necessary to heal or restore damaged hair follicle cells.