Arch Dermatol Res 2018 Mar 16. Epub 2018 Mar 16.
Department of Integrative Biology, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, 632014, Tamil Nadu, India.
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is a dermatological disorder of scalp hair loss characterized by a progressive miniaturization of hair follicles with shortened anagen phase leading to a decreased number of hairs on the scalp. It is a complex polygenic trait prevailing around two-thirds of the male population. Elevated expressions of 5α-dihydrotestosterone and androgen receptor are the causal factors for AGA. Read More