More Good News


Here are a few articles that were recently published. I think they are very positive steps. They are about a protein that was being researched for anti-obesity also is shown to inhibit hair growth as well as wrinkles.


Thanks for the links, Kyle! I love our alert readers! :smile:

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The protein is called fatty acid transport protein 4, but there is little scientific evidence about its role in living mice and humans. “No one even considered that this protein may be involved in skin development,” said Jeffrey H. Miner, an associate professor of medicine who led the study.
</font><hr /></blockquote><font size=“2” face=“Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif”>For our records here, let me do the citation:

Moulson CL, Martin DR, Lugus JJ, Schaffer JE, Lind AC, Miner JH. Cloning of wrinkle free, a previously uncharacterized mouse mutation reveals crucial roles for fatty acid transport protein 4 in skin and hair development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, April 2003.

Washington University School of Medicine