Disentangling the roots of inherited hair disorders

Eli Sprecher*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


Rare syndromes offer unique opportunities to gain insight into central physiological processes. By deciphering the genetic basis of two rare inherited diseases, two studies identify a key role for P2Y5, a G protein-coupled receptor, in hair follicle development.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-266
Number of pages2
JournalNature Genetics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes


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