Cholesterol content of hair lipid

Range children 3.7 %: adults 12.2 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Robbins, Clarence R. Chemical composition, pp.39-68, chapter 2 in the book Chemical and physical behavior of human hair / Clarence R. Robbins.-2nd ed (2002) p.61 2nd paragraph
Primary Source [111] Nicolaides N, Rothman S. Studies on the chemical composition of human hair fat. I. The squalene-cholesterol relationship in children and adults. J Invest Dermatol. 1952 Dec19(6):389-91PubMed ID13023010
Comments P.61 2nd paragraph: "In addition, the cholesterol content of the hair lipid of children is less than that from adults: 3.7% vs. 12.2% [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
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