Started conversation Aug 30, 2002
I seem to remember there are about 8 genes for eye colour (according to the genetics teacher we had for A-level biology) I´m not a geneticist or an ophthalmologist, and neither was he, so I could be wrong!
Posted Aug 30, 2002
There is thought to be only one gene for eye colour. But there are several different versions of that gene in the population (they are called alleles) hence the different eye colours.
*spot the biochemist anyone? *
Posted Sep 15, 2002
Well even though I wrote this article, I'm naff at biochemistry so I have no idea which one is correct. I don't even know if there is an 'official' answer. I'm back in uni next week so I'll ask someone who should know.
Posted Oct 21, 2002
Posted Oct 22, 2002
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