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5,6-dihydroxy-2-indolylcarboxylic acid

Known as: 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid, DHI2C, 5,6-DHICA 
 
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Melanins can be classified into two major groups-insoluble brown to black pigments termed eumelanin and alkali-soluble yellow to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We report the results of an experimental and theoretical study of the electronic and structural properties of a key eumelanin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a cytokine that was first described as an inhibitor of the random migration of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mammalian melanins exist in two chemically distinct forms: the brown to black eumelanins and the yellow to reddish pheomelanins… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mammalian melanocytes can produce two basic types of melanin, eumelanin and pheomelanin, within discrete organelles termed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Since the characterization of 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid (DHICA) as a major melanogenic intermediate, the fate of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Several genes critical to the enzymatic regulation of melanin production in mammals have recently been cloned and mapped to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The production of melanin pigment in mammals requires tyrosinase, an enzyme which hydroxylates the amino acid tyrosine to DOPA (3… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The regulation of the final steps of the melanogenesis pathway, after L-2-carboxy-2,3-dihydroindole-5,6-quinone (dopachrome… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
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  • Biochimica et biophysica acta
  • 1986
  • Corpus ID: 33639168
The generally accepted concept that the black melanin eumelanin is made mostly from 5,6-dihydroxyindole but not from 5,6… Expand
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