Melanins

Known as: Melanin, Melanins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Insoluble polymers of TYROSINE derivatives found in and causing darkness in skin (SKIN PIGMENTATION), hair, and feathers providing protection against… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
For more than 40 years fungi have been known to produce pigments known as melanins. Predominantly these have been… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Melanins are enigmatic pigments that are produced by a wide variety of microorganisms including several species of pathogenic… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
Melanins represent virulence factors for several pathogenic fungi; the number of examples is growing. Thus, albino mutants of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Feeding is influenced by hypothalamic neuropeptides that promote (orexigenic peptides) or inhibit feeding. Of these, neuropeptide… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The novel neuropeptides called hypocretins (orexins) have recently been identified as being localized exclusively in cell bodies… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE hypothalamus plays a central role in the integrated regulation of energy homeostasis and body weight, and a number of… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Confocal scanning laser microscopy of live human skin was performed to investigate the correlation of in vivo cellular and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We detected large numbers of HLA-DR-positive reactive microglia (macrophages), along with Lewy bodies and free melanin, in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Optical measurements of the pigments of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and choroid were made on 38 human autopsy eyes of… (More)
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