The molecular basis of variation in human color vision

@article{Deeb2005TheMB,
  title={The molecular basis of variation in human color vision},
  author={S S Deeb},
  journal={Clinical Genetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={67}
}
  • S. Deeb
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Biology
  • Clinical Genetics
Common variation in red‐green color vision exists among both normal and color‐deficient subjects. Differences at amino acids involved in tuning the spectra of the red and green cone pigments account for the majority of this variation. One source of variation is the very common Ser180Ala polymorphism that accounts for two spectrally different red pigments and that plays an important role in variation in normal color vision as well as in determining the severity of defective color vision. This… 

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