Soapbox Science

Genetic variants in ‘red hair gene’ associated with increased number of skin cancer mutations

Melanoma patients with genetic variants in the ‘red hair gene’, MC1R, have more mutations in their cancers compared to patients without such variants, found a study published in Nature Communications last week. Carla Daniela Robles Espinoza, one of the authors on the paper, takes us through the findings. 

BACK TO ARTICLE

Tell a Friend

Please ensure that your friend is content to receive an email from us with a link to the article. Select the following link to view our Privacy Policy.

BACK TO ARTICLE