trichohyalin

trich·o·hy·a·lin

(trik'ō-hī'ă-lin), [MIM*190370]
A substance of the nature of keratohyalin found in the developing inner root sheath of the hair follicle.

trichohyalin

(trĭk″ō-hī′ă-lĭn) [″ + hyalos, glass]
The hyaline of the hair.
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The inner root sheath cells are highly proliferative and contain excessive amount of trichohyalin (1).
Finding follicular bulbs, papillary mesenchymal bodies, trichohyalin granules, hair shafts, shadow cells, and focal CD34 staining in adjacent tumor stromal cells all favor benign entities.
At Australia's Queensland Institute of Medical Research, researchers identified the trichohyalin gene as mainly responsible for creating curls.
Biochemical evidence that the small proline rich proteins and trichohyalin function in epithelia by modulation of the biochemical properties of their cornified cell envelopes.
Professor Nick Martin and Dr Sarah Medland from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have discovered trichohyalin gene that plays a vital role in development of the hair follicle.