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Rate of Greying of Human Hair

Naturevolume 207pages877878 (1965) | Download Citation



GREYING of hair is probably the most obvious sign of ageing in man. To determine whether or not its onset and progress are influenced by hair colour we have examined a sample of Australians.

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    Keogh, E. V., and Read, G., Austral. J. Exp. Biol., 41, 405 (1963).

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  1. Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria, 412 Albert Street, East Melbourne, C.2, Victoria

    • E. V. KEOGH
  2. Australian Red Cross Society, 1 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales

    • R. J. WALSH


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