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Dr Denis Headon

Highlighted Publications

Hierarchical patterning modes orchestrate hair follicle morphogenesis

James D Glover, Kirsty L Wells, Franziska Matthäus, Kevin J Painter, William Ho, Jon Riddell, Jeanette A Johansson, Matthew J Ford, Colin A B Jahoda, Vaclav Klika, Richard L Mort, Denis J Headon PLoS Biology Vol: 15 Pages: e2002117 11 Jul 2017

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A genome-wide association scan in admixed Latin Americans identifies loci influencing facial and scalp hair features

Jeanette A Johansson, Denis Headon and 34 others Nature Communications Vol: 7 01 Mar 2016

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Maintenance of Distinct Melanocyte Populations in the Interfollicular Epidermis

James Glover, Stefan Knolle, Kirsty Wells, Dianbo Liu, Ian Jackson, Richard Mort, Denis Headon Pigment cell & melanoma research Vol: 28 Pages: 476-480 Jul 2015

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Periderm prevents pathological epithelial adhesions during embryogenesis

Rebecca J Richardson, Nigel L Hammond, Pierre A Coulombe, Carola Saloranta, Heidi O Nousiainen, Riitta Salonen, Andrew Berry, Neil Hanley, Denis Headon, Riitta Karikoski, Michael J Dixon Journal of Clinical Investigation Vol: 124 Pages: 3891-3900 02 Sep 2014

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Genome-wide SNP scan of pooled DNA reveals nonsense mutation in FGF20 in the Scaleless line of featherless chickens

Kirsty L Wells, Yair Hadad, Danny Ben-Avraham, Jossi Hillel, Avigdor Cahaner, Denis J Headon BMC Genomics Vol: 13 Pages: 257 2012

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Cryptic patterning of avian skin confers a developmental facility for loss of neck feathering

Chunyan Mou, Frederique Pitel, David Gourichon, Florence Vignoles, Athanasia Tzika, Patricia Tato, Le Yu, Dave W Burt, Bertrand Bed'hom, Michele Tixier-Boichard, Kevin J Painter, Denis J Headon PLoS Biology Vol: 9 Mar 2011

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