Scientists from China have been able to figure out why the man’s head appears dandruff. All about fungus living on the surface of the skin.
A huge number of people living on Earth people complain of dandruff. Former various hypotheses of its origin have been unfaithful, but now researchers from Shanghai University have managed to solve the mystery, because of its research.
In the process new work, scientists noticed a fungus Malassezia eating oily substance “sebum”, the products zhiznedeyatelnosti microbes is oleic acid. As physicians consider, that it is the main cause of dandruff so it is considered an irritant of the skin’s surface, which causes peeling.