rs1805005, known as Val60Leu or V60L, is a SNP in the MC1R gene associated with light blond hair color in one study. [PMID 9302268]
The risk allele is rs1805005(T), compared with the wild-type rs1805005(G) allele.
See also OMIM 155555.0006
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