TITLE

Alopecia may involve low levels of thyroid protein

AUTHOR(S)
Guttman, Cheryl
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Dermatology Times;Sep98, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on low levels of calcitonin gene-related protein (CGRP) which may be the cause alopecia areata. Background of a study using radioimmunossay techniques to measure levels of peptide produce by thyroid C cells; Significance of CGRP to the human body; Implication of the finding to patients with alopecia.
ACCESSION #
1130830

 

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