rs2228479, known as Val92Met or V92M, is one of several SNPs in the MC1R gene commonly associated with red (or blond) hair and poor tanning, but note its high presence in one Asian population [PMID 7581459, PMID 16463023]
The risk allele is rs2228479(A), compared with the wild-type rs2228479(G) allele.
See also OMIM 155555.0002
|Disease||Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 2, Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 2|
|CLNDBN||Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 2, red hair/fair skin, Skin/hair/eye pigmentation 2, blond hair/fair skin|
|CLNSRC||OMIM Allelic Variant|
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