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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… 
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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… 
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… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Melanins are enigmatic pigments that are produced by a wide variety of microorganisms including several species of pathogenic… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Feeding is influenced by hypothalamic neuropeptides that promote (orexigenic peptides) or inhibit feeding. Of these, neuropeptide… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
In addition to a nonadecapeptide homologous to the teleost melanin‐concentrating hormone (MCH), the amino acid sequence predicted… 
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…