Melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) genotype influences erythemal sensitivity to psoralen-ultraviolet A photochemotherapy

G. Smith, M. J. V. Wilkie, Y. Y. Deeni, P M Farr, J. Ferguson, C. R. Wolf, S. H. Ibbotson

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    Abstract

    The melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) is a highly polymorphic G protein-coupled receptor. Inheritance of various MC1R alleles has been associated with a red hair/fair skin phenotype, increased incidence of skin cancer and altered sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1230-4
    Number of pages5
    JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
    Volume157
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

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