Biology Question #359

Arnold J. Wallmann, a 42 year old male from the Internet asks on March 12, 1998,

What causes albino-ism in people? Which chromosome is the albino gene on?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on March 12, 1998

There are dozens if not hundreds of genes involved in human albinism. You can find out more than you ever wanted to know about this by going to the Human Genome Project website in Bethesda, Maryland.

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