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Publikācija: Succinite Biotextile Material Effect on Hair Follicle Count

Publication Type Full-text conference paper published in other conference proceedings
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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Succinite Biotextile Material Effect on Hair Follicle Count
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.5 Materials engineering
Authors Inga Ļašenko
Māris Zamovskis
Tatiana Eremkina
Jūlija Ļašenko
Keywords Amber, succinite, hair growth, follicles
Abstract The field of this paper is biotextile material, namely the development of new biotextile material impregnated with succinite suspension for effective cure and preventing hair loss. Hairloss and baldness is a widespread problem. According to statistics, androgenic alopecia on its own eventually affects approximately 50% of the world’s adult population. The aim of this work is explore how organism (mainly skin) responds to textile material impregnated with succinite suspension. In this study, innovative biotextile material namely cotton pads impregnated with suspension of technologically processed Baltic amber (succinite) which contains 3-8 % succinic acid was developed. In vivo tests (Albino Guinea pigs) biotextile material expressed the ability to improve growth of hair follicles. In all test groups the hair follicle count increased. The morphological photos show that there is no tissue damage in epiderm and hypoderm, moreover biotextile materials neither dry the scalp skin nor causing allergic reaction or any other skin irritation. Results show that biotextile material impregnated with succinite suspension is capable of preventing hair loss, so research should be continued with aim to clarify why there are such strong effects of succinite suspension on hair follicles and what are the basic mechanics of biological processes involved.
Reference Ļašenko, I., Zamovskis, M., Eremkina, T., Ļašenko, J. Succinite Biotextile Material Effect on Hair Follicle Count. In: Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Innovative Natural Fibre Composites for Industrial Applications, Italy, Rome, 12-14 October, 2011. Rome: Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", 2011, pp.1-8.
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