The eumelanin and pheomelanin contents in dorsal hairs of female recessive yellow mice are greater than in male.
- Published Article
Journal of Dermatological Science
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
The Mc1r(e) gene stimulates pheomelanin synthesis in the epidermis, dermis and hair follicles. In addition, eumelanin and pheomelanin contents in Mc1r(e)/Mc1r(e) hairs may be influenced by the sex difference.
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