Hair Loss Prevented by Modifying Stem Cell Metabolism

Reversing the fate of differentiated stem cells can prevent hair loss. Because hair follicle stem cells are metabolically flexible, they can cope with low oxygen conditions and sustain their long-lived ways. The stem cells’ differentiated counterparts, however, rely on glutamine metabolism. Metabolic switching, from glutamine to glycolysis, depends on mTOR signal transduction.

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