Mean diameter of occipital hair in Korean subjects

Value 85.9 μm Range: ±18.9 μm
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Jeong KH, Kim KS, Lee GJ, Choi SJ, Jeong TJ, Shin MK, Park HK, Sim WY, Lee MH. Investigation of aging effects in human hair using atomic force microscopy. Skin Res Technol. 2011 Feb17(1):63-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0846.2010.00466.x. p.64 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID20923464
Method Atomic force microscopy
Comments There was no significant difference in hair diameter between male and female subjects. Asian hairs are generally circular in cross section, with a diameter in the range of 80–100µm (p.67 right column 2nd paragraph).
Entered by Uri M
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