Human pigmentation genes under environmental selection

Sturm, Richard A. and Duffy, David L. (2012) Human pigmentation genes under environmental selection. Genome Biology, 13 9: 248.1-248.15. doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-9-248

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Author Sturm, Richard A.
Duffy, David L.
Title Human pigmentation genes under environmental selection
Journal name Genome Biology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1474-760X
Publication date 2012-09-01
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1186/gb-2012-13-9-248
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 13
Issue 9
Start page 248.1
End page 248.15
Total pages 15
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher BioMed Central
Language eng
Subject 1105 Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
1311 Genetics
1307 Cell Biology
Abstract Genome-wide association studies and comparative genomics have established major loci and specific polymorphisms affecting human skin, hair and eye color. Environmental changes have had an impact on selected pigmentation genes as populations have expanded into different regions of the globe.
Keyword Genome-wide association
Melanocortin-1 receptor gene
Recent positive selection
Human skin pigmentation
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
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