The Evolution of Eu- And Pheomelanic Traits May Respond to an Economy of Pigments Related to Environmental Oxidative Stress

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2009 Jun;22(3):339-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-148X.2009.00559.x.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biological Evolution*
  • Environment*
  • Humans
  • Melanins* / genetics
  • Melanins* / metabolism
  • Oxidative Stress*
  • Pigmentation* / genetics
  • Pigmentation* / physiology

Substances

  • Melanins
  • pheomelanin
  • eumelanin