Trichogene -DNA-based hair treatment is an enterprise founded by Dr M. Sai Babu and Mohd Rizwan Younus in Hyderabad, India. It works uniquely and first of this kind in India. Trichogene was founded with the aim to provide a very accurate hair loss treatment based on a pharmacogenetics approach. Pharmacogenetics is a new branch of genetics where treatment will be given based on individual gene-drug interactions. This eliminates trial and error and conventional approaches like “one size fits all”. Drugs used to treat diseases will be metabolized by various enzymes. Each enzyme is encoded by a gene. If there is a mutation in these genes variables in enzyme production can be seen. Because of this variable gene expression, some people will respond to treatment, and others may not.
The Sulphotransferase enzyme is encoded by the SULT1A1 gene. SULT1A1*2 gene mutation leads to decreased sulphotransferase levels. Minoxidil drug will be activated into minoxidil sulphate by sulphotransferase. Only people with high sulphotransferase will respond to minoxidil treatment for hair loss. Others will not respond to minoxidil treatment.
Trichogene is introduced as a clinically validated and approved Minoxidil Response Test in India. This test will identify Minoxidil Responders and non-responders because Minoxidil will work only in 50% of men and 40% of women. It is the only FDA-approved drug for hair loss treatment. TrichoGene-MRT will detect with 100% accuracy. Generally, minoxidil will take 6-8 months to see the results. Trichogene-MRT will give you the result that shows whether minoxidil will work for you or not in 7-14 working days. A simple buccal swab sample is enough to know the minoxidil response.
You need to order a Trichogene-MRT kit from www.trichogene.in. Once you receive the kit collect a saliva sample based on the instructions provided. After sample collection send the sample to the lab. Your DNA will be analyzed and provide you minoxidil response report in 7-14 working days. The report will be sent to your email or you can download it from the link provided.