||2x higher risk for melanoma
||1.5x higher risk for melanoma
rs4785763 is a SNP near the MC1R gene, which encodes the melanocortin 1 receptor.
||Genome-wide association study identifies three loci associated with melanoma risk
[PMID 24270849] rs4785763 was found to be associated with melanoma based on a study by the eMERGE network in which electronic medical records were searched to find clinical associations associated with selected SNPs.
[PMID 18483556] A genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with hair color and skin pigmentation.
[PMID 19340012] Genome-wide association study of tanning phenotype in a population of European ancestry.