Keratin 71 mutations: from water dogs to woolly hair.

Abstract

The study of rare genetic disorders of the hair follicle has resulted in the identification of many causative genes, leading to the potential for the development of novel therapeutic approaches for both inherited and acquired hair disorders. In this issue, Fujimoto et al. identify a missense mutation within the keratin 71 (KRT71) gene as the cause for… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jid.2012.291

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