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Dodged this baldness snp

Pygargue à tête blanche / Bald Eagle

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Just was skimming an article (Prodi et al., doi: 10.1038/jid.2008.60) on genetics of baldness and happened to notice that one snp mentioned is covered by 23andMe and so I, while unfortunately mostly (are there levels?) bald, felt my last few follicles stand up and cheer for my C-allele at rs1385699 in the EDA2R gene.

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