Mycopathologia

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 179–183 | Cite as

Penetration of Trichophyton terrestre in human hair

  • Yuan C. Hsu
  • Paul A. Volz
Article

Abstract

The systematic human hair degradation by Trichophyton terrestre was examined by electron and light microscopy. The cuticular and hair shaft regions were readily decomposed by the wild type or parent strain selected for phenotype studies after exposure to spaceflight parameters.

Keywords

Microscopy Light Microscopy Parent Strain Human Hair Hair Shaft 

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© Dr. W. Junk bv - Publishers 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuan C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Paul A. Volz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyEastern Michigan University YpsilantiMichiganUSA

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