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Skin Pigmentation

Known as: Skin Color, Colors, Skin, Tone, Skin 
The color of the skin as determined by the amount of melanin present.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2018
Review
2018
Skin aging is continuously influenced by various internal and external factors such as the biologic progression of cells… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
We conducted a multi-stage genome-wide association study of natural hair color in more than 10,000 men and women of European… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
SummaryWe performed a meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies on serum 25(OH)D status globally. Serum 25(OH)D levels on average… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Melanocytes are phenotypically prominent but histologically inconspicuous skin cells. They are responsible for the pigmentation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Hair, skin and eye colors are highly heritable and visible traits in humans. We carried out a genome-wide association scan for… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Visible pigmentation of the skin, hair, and eyes depends primarily on the functions of melanocytes, a very minor population of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lighter variations of pigmentation in humans are associated with diminished number, size, and density of melanosomes, the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ancestry informative markers (AIMs) are genetic loci showing alleles with large frequency differences between populations. AIMs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Skin color is one of the most conspicuous ways in which humans vary and has been widely used to define human races. Here we… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Compelling evidence has been gathered indicating that pro-opiomelanocortin peptides, alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha… Expand
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