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Review
November 2001

Unraveling the Molecular Mechanisms of Hair and Nail Genodermatoses

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Dermatol. 2001;137(11):1465-1471. doi:10.1001/archderm.137.11.1465
Abstract

Inherited hair and nail diseases have long been considered a group of rare and obscure disorders with a largely unknown genetic basis. In the postgenomic era, a large portion of the genes that are responsible for these genetic disorders has been identified, yielding new insights into the complex molecular pathways that regulate the development and biological function of epidermal appendages. This article reviews the recent progress accomplished in this field and discusses the novel clinical and experimental observations in several hair and nail genodermatoses.

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