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Albin Müller (1871—1941)

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Henry Albin (1624—1696) clergyman and ejected minister

Henryk Albin Tomaszewski (1906—1993)

Laure Albin-Guillot (1879—1962)

ocular albinism

Raoul Albin Louis Salan (1899—1984)


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Hereditary lack of pigmentation (see melanin) in an organism. Albino animals and human beings have no colour in their skin, hair, or eyes (the irises appear pink from underlying blood vessels). The allele responsible is recessive to the allele for normal pigmentation.

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