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Frontiers | Hair Graying Regulators Beyond Hair Follicle

Introduction Hair graying is one of the representative signs of aging. It has been considered to be triggered by a decreased number of follicular melanocyte stem cells (MeSCs; Nishimura et al., 2005; Iida et al., 2020) or dysfunction of MeSCs such as decreased oxidation resistance capacity with aging (Shi et…

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Dominant white color gene in horses is likely lethal if inherited from both parents

Some of the ponies tested in the study. Images: Esdaile et al. doi.org/10.3390/genes12121985 A dominant gene responsible for a white coat color in horses, which is likely lethal if inherited from both parents, has been identified at a low frequency in American Shetland and miniature horses. Researchers, writing in the…

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