|| slightly less likely to go bald
|| increased risk of baldness
|?|| (C;C) (C;T) (T;T) ||28|
, also known as Arg57Lys, is a SNP in the ectodysplasin A2 receptor EDAR2
gene. This gene is located on the X chromosome.
The rs1385699(T) allele, which is the most common in European populations, was found to be associated with androgenetic alopecia in a case-control study of 400 males. [PMID 18385763]
[PMID 15902657] Genetic variation in the human androgen receptor gene is the major determinant of common early-onset androgenetic alopecia.
[PMID 16255080] A haplotype map of the human genome.
[PMID 19737746] Population differentiation as an indicator of recent positive selection in humans: an empirical evaluation.
[PMID 20352079] Genomic and geographic distribution of private SNPs and pathways in human populations.