Latest Publications and Research on Hair Analysis
Cortisol in hair and the metabolic syndrome.
Stalder T, Kirschbaum C, Alexander N, Bornstein SR, Gao W, Miller R, Stark S, Bosch JA, Fischer JE
aTechnische Universität Dresden, Department of Psychology, Dresden, Germany.
Context:While exposure to supraphysiological levels of glucocorticoids is known to contribute to the development of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), the... Read More
J Proteomics 2013 Apr 11
Proteomic analysis of balding and non-balding mesenchyme-derived dermal papilla cells from androgenetic alopecia patients using on-line two-dimensional reversed phase-reversed phase LC-MS/MS.
Moon PG, Kwack MH, Lee JE, Cho YE, Park JH, Hwang D, Kim MK, Kim JC, Sung YK, Baek MC
Department of Molecular Medicine, Cell and Matrix Biology Research Institute, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 700-422, Republic of Korea.
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common and progressive disorder of hair loss with psychological effects. However, the exact mechanisms of bald... Read More
J. Chromatogr. B Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci.
Quantitative analysis of steroid hormones in human hair using a column-switching LC-APCI-MS/MS assay.
Gao W, Stalder T, Foley P, Rauh M, Deng H, Kirschbaum C
Research Center of Learning Science, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China; Technical University of Dresden, Department of Psychology, 01062 Dresden, Germany. Electronic address: email@example.com.
The analysis of steroid hormones in hair is increasingly used in the field of stress-related research to obtain a retrospective index of integrated lo... Read More
Forensic Sci Int Genet 2013 Apr 9
An examination of the utility of a nuclear DNA/mitochondrial DNA duplex qPCR assay to assess surface decontamination of hair.
Date-Chong M, Buoncristiani MR, Aceves M, Orrego C
Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory, Bureau of Forensic Services, Department of Justice, State of California, Richmond, CA 94804, USA. Electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The goal of this study was to compare two commonly used methods for the surface decontamination of human hair shafts, and to evaluate the use of a dup... Read More
Clin. Exp. Dermatol. 2013 Apr 12
Inhibitory effect of tianeptine on catagen induction in alopecia areata-like lesions induced by ultrasonic wave stress in mice.
Kim HM, Lim YY, Kim MY, Son IP, Kim DH, Park SR, Seo SK, Lee MS, Mun SK, Kim CW, Kim BJ
Department of Dermatology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
BACKGROUND: Alopecia areata (AA) is characterized by rapid and complete hair loss in one or multiple areas of the scalp. Stress is an important trigge... Read More
J Dermatol Case Rep
Photoletter to the editor: Congenital atrichia associated with an uncommon mutation of HR gene.
Pedrosa A, Nogueira A, Morais P, Duarte AF, Pardal J, Mota A, Azevedo F
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Centro Hospitalar São João EPE, Porto, Portugal;
Congenital atrichia (CA) is a rare form of irreversible alopecia with an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance, usually associated with a mutation i... Read More
Am. J. Epidemiol. 2013 Apr 11
Host Risk Factors, Ultraviolet Index of Residence, and Incident Malignant Melanoma In Situ Among US Women and Men.
Walls AC, Han J, Li T, Qureshi AA
The incidences of malignant melanoma in situ (MMIS) and invasive malignant melanoma are rising in the United States, but few studies have examined ris... Read More
Brain Res. Bull. 2013 Apr 8
Expression and localization of atrial natriuretic peptide and its receptors in rat spiral ganglion neurons.
Sun F, Zhou K, Wang SJ, Liang PF, Wu YX, Zhu GX, Qiu JH, Zhu MZ
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province 710032, China; Department of Physiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi Province 710032, China.
Spiral ganglion neurons (SGNs) are the primary auditory neurons in the inner ear, conveying auditory information between sensory hair cells and the ce... Read More
Stable isotope analysis of cattle tail hair: A potential tool for verifying the geographical origin of beef.
Liu X, Guo B, Wei Y, Shi J, Sun S
Institute of Agro-Products Processing Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Comprehensive Key Laboratory of Agro-Products Processing, Ministry of Agriculture, P.O. Box 5109, Beijing 100193, People's Republic of China; College of Food Science and Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, People's Republic of China. Electronic address: email@example.com.
Stable isotope ratios of cattle tail hair were investigated for their potential to classify beef from different regions in China. The d(13)C, d(15)N a... Read More
Congruence of Phytochemical and Morphological Profiles along an Altitudinal Gradient in Origanum vulgare ssp. vulgare from Venetian Region (NE Italy).
Giuliani C, Maggi F, Papa F, Maleci Bini L
Department of Biology, University of Florence, Via La Pira 4, IT-50121 Florence, (phone: +39-055-2757399; fax: +39-055-2757398). firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plants of Origanum vulgare L. ssp. vulgare from the Veneto region (NE Italy) were selected to study the variability of the essential-oil composition f... Read More