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Eleven pairs of Japanese male twins suggest the role of epigenetic differences in androgenetic alopecia Volume 23, issue 1, January-February 2013

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Future Medical Laboratory, 14 F, 1-22-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

ejd.2012.1898 Auteur(s) : Taro Koyama koyama@fml.ne.jp, Kazuhiro Kobayashi, Nagaoki Wakisaka, Nobuo Hirayama, Sawako Konishi, Takanori Hama, Katsuyuki Takeda, Yoshio Nakamizo, Masaya Kawakami Future Medical Laboratory, 14 F, 1-22-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan Genetic factors play an important role in androgenetic alopecia (AGA), as Nyholt reported its heritability as 0.81 [1]. On the other hand, environmental factors, such as smoking and levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, [...]