Nucleotide diversity and population differentiation of the melanocortin 1 receptor gene, MC1R

Ketty Peris, Sa Savage, Mr Gerstenblith, Am Goldstein, L Mirabello, Mc Fargnoli, Mt Landi

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Abstract

The melanocortin 1 receptor gene (MC1R) is responsible for normal pigment variation in humans and is highly polymorphic with numerous population-specific alleles. Some MC1R variants have been associated with skin cancer risk.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)31-31
Numero di pagine1
RivistaBMC Medical Genetics
Volume9
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2008

Keywords

  • Alleles
  • Base Sequence
  • Gene Frequency
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Variation
  • Humans
  • Melanoma
  • Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide
  • Receptor, Melanocortin, Type 1
  • Selection, Genetic
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Skin Pigmentation

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