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SLC45A2 is Found in African Americans-Some Ancient Sidonians had Darker Skin than Lebanese Today Due to Variants From SLC45A2

SLC45A2 is Found in African Americans-Some Ancient Sidonians had Darker Skin than Lebanese Today Due to Variants From SLC45A2

Source: Genetic variants for skin color in African Americans linked to vitamin D deficiency (Science Daily) 2021 A.D. From the source, " Scientists found three regions (SLC24A5, SLC45A2 and OCA2) in the genes of African Americans with strong links to skin color and severe vitamin D deficiency. The genetic variant rs2675345, which is near a region in the gene called SLC24A5, showed the strongest association with skin pigmentation and vitamin D deficiency. Studies have shown that individuals with darker skin pigmentation require longer or more intense ultraviolet radiation exposure to synthesize sufficient levels of vitamin D. In other words, if…
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A DNA Study From US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health-Some Ancient Sidonians Had Darker Skin Than Lebanese Today Due To Variants From SLC45A2-SLC45A2 Results In Darker Pigmentation-SLC45A2 is Found In African Americans-Both Dark and Light Skinned Peoples Inhabited The Ancient Near East

A DNA Study From US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health-Some Ancient Sidonians Had Darker Skin Than Lebanese Today Due To Variants From SLC45A2-SLC45A2 Results In Darker Pigmentation-SLC45A2 is Found In African Americans-Both Dark and Light Skinned Peoples Inhabited The Ancient Near East

Source: Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) 2017 A.D. From the Continuity and Admixture in the Last Five Millennia of Levantine History from Ancient Canaanite and Present-Day Lebanese Genome Sequences source, "These results support population continuity in the region and suggest that several present-day genetic disorders might stem from risk alleles that were already present in the Bronze Age population. In addition, SNPs associated with phenotypic traits show that Sidon_BA and the Lebanese had comparable skin, hair, and eye…
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