TYRP1 gene

TYRP1 gene

People on the Solomon Islands have a gene named TYRP1 that causes blonde hair, despite their dark skin. This gene is unrelated to the one that causes blondeness in European peoples and evolved independently.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: HumanbodyPeoplePlaces

Latest FactRepublic Video

32 Incredible Easter Eggs You Missed in Harry Potter Movies