Follicles

Some articles on follicles, follicle:

Rogain - Application
... daily, and may be used indefinitely for continued support of existing hair follicles and the maintenance of any experienced hair regrowth ... Minoxidil stimulates hair follicles and growth, but does not reduce DHT or the enzyme responsible for its accumulation around the hair follicle, 5-alpha reductase, which is the ... of shrinking and ultimately destroying the genetically predisposed hair follicles ...
Banksia Brownii - Ecology
... with less than 1% of flowers developing into follicles, and more than half of the inflorescences failing to form any follicles at all ... cobs to eat the seeds and pupate in the follicles and further seed losses are caused by granivorous birds such as cockatoos, which break off the cobs to eat both the seeds and the insect larvae ... A small proportion of follicles open and release their seed spontaneously, but most remain closed until stimulated to open by bushfire ...
Seed Separator
... A seed separator is a structure found in the follicles of some Proteaceae ... These follicles typically contain two seeds, with a seed separator between them ... cases it serves an important function in serotinous species, the follicles open only in response to fire, but the seed separator remains in position ...
Lymphoid Hyperplasia - Follicular Hyperplasia
... It is caused by an abnormal proliferation of secondary follicles and occurs principally in the cortex without broaching the lymph node capsule ... The follicles are cytologically polymorphous, are often polarized, and vary in size and shape ... lymphoma (bcl-2 protein is expressed in neoplastic follicles, but not reactive follicles) ...
Folliculogenesis
... In biology, folliculogenesis is the maturation of the ovarian follicle, a densely-packed shell of somatic cells that contains an immature oocyte ... Folliculogenesis describes the progression of a number of small primordial follicles into large preovulatory follicles that enter the menstrual cycle ... folliculogenesis ends when the remaining follicles in the ovaries are incapable of responding to the hormonal cues that previously recruited some follicles to mature ...