Skin

Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations

Crawford, NG, Kelly, DE, Hansen, MEB, Beltrame, MH, Fan, S, Bowman, SL, Jewett, E, Ranciaro, A, Thompson, S, Lo, Y, Pfeifer, SP, Jensen, JD, Campbell, MC, Beggs, W, Hormozdiari, F, Mpoloka, SWata, Mokone, GGeorge, Nyambo, T, Meskel, DWolde, Belay, G, Haut, J, Rothschild, H, Zon, L, Zhou, Y, Kovacs, MA, Xu, M, Zhang, T, Bishop, K, Sinclair, J, Rivas, C, et al. Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations. Science. 2017.

Basis for the gain and subsequent dilution of epidermal pigmentation during human evolution: The barrier and metabolic conservation hypotheses revisited

The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent.

Mallick, CBasu, Iliescu, FMircea, Möls, M, Hill, S, Tamang, R, Chaubey, G, Goto, R, Ho, SYW, Romero, IGallego, Crivellaro, F, Hudjashov, G, Rai, N, Metspalu, M, Mascie-Taylor, CGNicholas, Pitchappan, R, Singh, L, Mirazon-Lahr, M, Thangaraj, K, Villems, R, Kivisild, T. The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(11):e1003912.
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