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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Abstract A new generation of photothermal therapeutic agents based on biopolymer dopamine-melanin colloidal nanospheres is… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Human skin is repeatedly exposed to UVR that influences the function and survival of many cell types and is regarded as the main… Expand
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2004
Review
2004
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
  • E. Jacobson
  • Clinical microbiology reviews
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 7614642
Melanins represent virulence factors for several pathogenic fungi; the number of examples is growing. Thus, albino mutants of… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE hypothalamus plays a central role in the integrated regulation of energy homeostasis and body weight, and a number of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Confocal scanning laser microscopy of live human skin was performed to investigate the correlation of in vivo cellular and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
In addition to a nonadecapeptide homologous to the teleost melanin‐concentrating hormone (MCH), the amino acid sequence predicted… Expand
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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… Expand
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