Why Are Some People Albino?

Some humans and animals are albino, but why? What causes this disorder, and how common is it?

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“Albinism is caused by a mutation in one of several genes. Each of these genes provides instructions for making one of several proteins involved in the production of melanin.”

Albinism in Africa
“In Africa today numerous challenges continually confront millions of people living with albinism first as individuals and as a demographic group within the continent.”

Albinism in Tanzania: slow progress in combatting violence and discrimination
“Albinos live with the risk of being killed, their body parts fetching high prices for witchcraft – but NGOs hope that change is coming.”

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