Bad Hair Day: Testosterone and Wnts.

Research paper by Amanda M AM Nelson, Luis A LA Garza

Indexed on: 10 Nov '15Published on: 10 Nov '15Published in: Journal of Investigative Dermatology


Androgens have an important role in normal skin physiology, as well as in the pathogenesis of many skin conditions, such as acne vulgaris, hirsutism, and androgenic alopecia. Kretzchumar et al. (2015) investigate the relationship between androgen receptor (AR) signaling and β-catenin/Wnt signaling pathways in murine hair follicles.