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Chapter 15, Problem 26E
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What pigments are responsible for the color of hair?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The pigments that are responsible for the color of hair are to be stated.

Concept Introduction:

A pigment is a group of compounds that have intense color. The pigment is found in any type of biological system such as hair, skin, and eyes. Hair contains melanin and pheomelanin pigments.

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Melanin and pheomelanin are the two pigments that are present in hair strands. Because of these two pigments, hair varies in different shades. If a lot of melanin pigment is present in hair, the hair acquires a black color...

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