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1

Nails belong to one of the skin appendages and are located on the __________ of each finger and toe in the human body

distal phalanx

2

Through the nail plate, the whit- ish crescent-shaped base is called the _______.

lunula

3

The nail matrix is a morphological continuation of the ______ that attach to each other through the IZ wrapping around the proximal end of the nail plate

NPF cells

4

To locate stem cells in nails, Takeo and coworkers used a ____________.

transgenic mouse lineage tracing system

5

______ is a molecular marker specific to the NSCs, giving rise to the nail plate and contributing to the growth of nail over time.

Lgr6

6

Recently, some cellular and molecular components of the digit regeneration process have been discovered by ______

Takeo and associates