Predicting homo pigmentation phenotype through genomic data: From neanderthal to James Watson

@article{Cerqueira2012PredictingHP,
  title={Predicting homo pigmentation phenotype through genomic data: From neanderthal to James Watson},
  author={Caio Cesar Silva de Cerqueira and Vanessa Rodrigues Paix{\~a}o-C{\^o}rtes and Francis Maria B{\'a}o Zambra and Francisco Mauro Salzano and T{\'a}bita H{\"u}nemeier and Maria C{\'a}tira Bortolini},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={24}
}
Human pigmentation is regulated by several genes acting at different stages of melanin formation. Functional and association studies have elucidated the role of several of these genes in pigmentation phenotypes. Forensic and evolutionary studies can benefit from this knowledge. 
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