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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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Human skin pigmentation is the product of two clines produced by natural selection to adjust levels of constitutive pigmentation… (More)
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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… (More)
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2008
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2008
We performed a meta-analysis of cross-sectional studies on serum 25(OH)D status globally. Serum 25(OH)D levels on average were 54… (More)
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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… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
We have conducted a multistage genomewide association study, using 1,620,742 single-nucleotide polymorphisms to systematically… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Phenotypic variation between human populations in skin pigmentation correlates with latitude at the continental level. A large… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Human skin pigmentation shows a strong positive correlation with ultraviolet radiation intensity, suggesting that variation in… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Ancestry informative markers (AIMs) are genetic loci showing alleles with large frequency differences between populations. AIMs… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
This work was undertaken to ascertain to what degree the physical appearance of a Brazilian individual was predictive of genomic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Long-term exposure to ultraviolet irradiation from sunlight causes premature skin aging (photoaging), characterized in… (More)
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