Skin color genes in maps

By Razib Khan | October 9, 2007 1:51 pm

The paper Genetic Evidence for the Convergent Evolution of Light Skin in Europeans and East Asians has some great maps which show the frequencies of major alleles for some major skin color genes. I’ve placed them below the fold with some minor edits (added the gene label prominently to each map).


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