Day 312 (16q23.3-16q24.3): MC1R and the inheritance of red hair


Day 312 has 88 protein-coding genes (browser view) including MC1R (melanocortin 1 receptor).

MC1R is involved with hair and skin pigmentation, and variation in MC1R is strongly associated with red hair, freckles, and skin cancer.

Click here to see all 8212577 letters of Day 312 with the most common red hair mutation, rs1805009/D294H, flashing.

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