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    Phenotypes of the Portuguese

    The scale had clear limitations. For example yellowish shades #4-6 are not continuous with the preceding or succeeding tiles. Despite this tiles #3, #7-9, and #10-15 are quite realistic and more or less correspond to natural shades. #3 is a fair pinkish-white, #7-9 is a darker sallow or cream...
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    Red Hair very common in Eastern European?

    Kretuonas2 an individual from the Neolithic Narva culture and found buried in present day Lithuania carried your R142H(rs11547464) variant. This is a video from AndreiDNA regarding his phenotype results: He had a small amount of Anatolian Hunter-Gatherer admixture in addition to WHG and ANE...
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    Phenotypes of the Portuguese

    Most Irish have fair pinkish-white unexposed skin closest to Von Luschan #3. Hooton and Dupertuis found 91.7% of males with this skin tone and Helen Dawson in a comparable survey of West Coast Irish females found 88.9%. Very fair but still more neutral-toned complexions (closer to Von Luschan...
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    Phenotypes of the Portuguese

    It depends how you define a olive complexion as that word can be used to describe a wide range of tones. Some describe pale olive skin for example which may correspond roughly to "light beige" as used in your 23&me prediction. Compared to many Northern Europeans most Portuguese tend to have a...
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    Red Hair very common in Eastern European?

    Out of curiosity how would you say your standards compare with the Fischer and Fischer-Saller scales? There is relatively recent data on Corsica from Marie-Magdeleine Piquet which found 1.1% Fischer-Saller I-VI among 477 20 year-old Corsican males...
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    Origin of Red Hair in Jewish Populations?

    My point regarding standards was that when reddish blond is counted it may lead populations with varying pigmentation to compare differently in reddish shades. A study using the Fischer-Saller scale with a sample of 2004 schoolchildren from Cloppenburg, Lower Saxony by Margit Wagner (Häufigkeit...
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    Origin of Red Hair in Jewish Populations?

    For the whole UK Biobank sample the allele count of weak r variants was found negatively associated with red hair. Excluding those carrying multiple R variants from the sample the correlation becomes positive. Naturally most individuals with red hair have two strong R variants and no weak r...
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    Origin of Red Hair in Jewish Populations?

    Here are the RHC MC1R variants with an non-negligible frequency in their population in order according to gnomAD v4.1.0. The data regarding the penetrance of S83P and Y152X is relatively limited given that they are rare in other ethnic groups but there is at least evidence of a postive...
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    Cannot Post in Ethnography & Anthropology sub-forum or Philosophy sub-forum

    For some reason I am unable to post in these two forums and only in these two forums. Do the Ethnography & Anthropology and Philosophy sub-forums have a required number of posts?
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