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rs1426654(A;A)

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probably light-skinned, European ancestry
Is agenotype
ofrs1426654
GeneSLC24A5
Chromosome15
Position48,134,287
mentionedby
Magnitude2.7
Geno Mag Summary
(A;A) 2.7 probably light-skinned, European ancestry
(A;G) 2.5 mixed European + (African or Asian) ancestry possible
(G;G) 2.6 probably darker-skinned, Asian or African ancestry

This SNP influences skin pigmentation and indicates indicates light-skinned European ancestry. [PMID 16847698] [PMID 16357253]

[PMID 17182896] estimates that the rs1426654(A) allele (light skin pigmentation) spread through the European population around 6,000 - 12,000 years ago. Prior to that, "European ancestors" were most likely relatively brown-skinned.