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A glorious revolution in stem cell biology

A newly described Lgr5-expressing cell population is poised to depose the reigning monarch of the follicular hierarchy, the label-retaining cell, to claim the title as stem cell of the hair follicle.

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Figure 1: Hair follicle shown in the anagen and telogen phases.

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Morgan, B. A glorious revolution in stem cell biology. Nat Genet 40, 1269–1270 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/ng1108-1269

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