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What is the scientific name for red hair?

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Asked by tapan sinha, 22 Nov '12 12:01 pm
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The pigment pheomelanin gives red hair its distinctive color. Red hair has far more of the pigment pheomelanin than it has of the dark pigment eumelanin. The genetics of red hair, discovered in 1997, appear to be associated with the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R), which is found on chromosome 16. Red hair is associated with fair skin color due to low concentrations of eumelanin throughout the body of those with red hair.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 22 Nov '12 12:09 pm

 
  
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Ranga
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 22 Nov '12 12:02 pm

 
  
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Titian
Answered by RACHANAexposer, 22 Nov '12 12:02 pm

 
  
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Ranga
Answered by points, 23 Nov '12 04:47 pm

 
  
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The scientific name for red hair is "ranga"
Answered by iqbal seth, 23 Nov '12 11:16 am

 
  
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Ranga
Answered by Quest, 22 Nov '12 02:45 pm

 
  
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Burgundy .... !!
Answered by Manoj M, 22 Nov '12 12:08 pm

 
  
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