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CRF Receptor Antagonist Astressin-B Reverses and Prevents Alopecia in CRF Over-Expressing Mice

  • Lixin Wang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Lixin Wang, Mulugeta Million

    Affiliation: Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, CURE and Center for Neurobiological Stress, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Mulugeta Million equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Lixin Wang, Mulugeta Million

    milllionmulugeta@mednet.ucla.edu

    Affiliation: Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, CURE and Center for Neurobiological Stress, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Jean Rivier,

    Affiliation: Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Catherine Rivier,

    Affiliation: Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Noah Craft,

    Affiliation: Divisions of Dermatology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Torrance, California, United States of America

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  • Mary P. Stenzel-Poore,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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  • Yvette Taché

    Affiliation: Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, CURE and Center for Neurobiological Stress, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Published: February 16, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016377

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Hopeful article

Posted by 060750 on 14 Mar 2011 at 08:33 GMT

I have read by far interest your article by the hopeful thing that is for many people who suffer of alopedia of estresante origin. I am psychologist and I have been able to verify the suffering that causes to men and women to them its alopecia by stress and that in many occasions the conventional treatments do not give with the desirable result. I hope that your investigation lays ways until securing a treatment for this serious problem. To them would include it would be thankful me in your agenda of directions and they have to me informed into the advances that are realised in this subjects. It is to its disposition, Fernando Duerto Lawyer in Psychology and Masters in Therapy of Conduct. Canary Islands, Spain

No competing interests declared.