Pubic hair is coarser and curlier than scalp hair but become straighter, longer and finer after transplant because of recipient influence.
Pubic hair is a very good source of done hair for transplant to bald area on the scalp. Dermal papilla of pubic hair have plenty of androgen receptor and alpha reductase Type 2. Hormone testosterone change by alpha reductase type 2 became dihy dro Testosterone (DHT) in the dermal papilla.DHT act with androgen raceptors and Signal matrix cell to produce hair shaft.In the bald scalp hair follicle DHT signal through androgen receptors make hair follicle to diminish in size and finally disappear .
So the skin become bald.After transplant pubic hair to bald skin. DHT will continue stimulate that new follicle. The follicle in the bald spot will persist. No more baldness.!!!
Pubic hair,umbilical hair, Chest hair and beard hair as a source of doner hair follicle for transplant.Chest hair and pubic hair is short and curve. The end of hair is tapering . After transplant chest hair or pubic hair will give smooth and soft looking. Beard hair is very thick and hard so it is good for density on the bald area. Because of recipient influence. Beard hair become straighter longer and finer after transplant to the forehead. Can use beard hair even on the front edge of hairline