Melanosome uptake is associated with the proliferation and differentiation of keratinocytes

  title={Melanosome uptake is associated with the proliferation and differentiation of keratinocytes},
  author={Hye In Choi and Kyung-Cheol Sohn and Dongkyun Hong and Young Ho Lee and Chang Deok Kim and Tae‐Jin Yoon and Jin Woon Park and Sunggyun Jung and Jeung-Hoon Lee and Young Ho Lee},
  journal={Archives of Dermatological Research},
Melanosomes are synthesized in melanocytes and transferred to neighboring keratinocytes. However, the associations of melanosome uptake with the proliferation and differentiation of keratinocytes are not fully understood. We examined the associations of melanosome uptake with keratinocyte differentiation and proliferation. SV40T-transformed human epidermal keratinocytes (SV-HEKs) were treated with isolated melanosomes. The effects of melanosome uptake on the proliferation and differentiation of… 

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