Melanoblast

An immature precursor cell that gives rise to a melanocyte.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Metastases are the major cause of death from melanoma, a skin cancer that has the fastest rising incidence of any… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Melanocytes differentiate from the neural crest (NC), which is a transient population of cells that delaminates from the neural… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
ADAMTS20 (Adisintegrin-like and metalloprotease domain with thrombospondin type-1 motifs) is a member of a family of secreted… (More)
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2005
2005
The transcription factor encoded by PAX3 is among the first expressed in the embryo, with a key role in development of the… (More)
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2002
2002
Disruption of the c-Kit/stem cell factor (SCF) signaling pathway interferes with the survival, migration, and differentiation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A transgenic mouse model was used to examine the roles of the murine transcription factors Pax-3 and Mitf in melanocyte… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Melanoblasts, the precursors of the pigment-producing cells of the skin and hair, are derived from the neural crest and migrate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The development of neural crest-derived melanocytes, as well as haematopoietic and germ cells, is affected by mutations of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The more than 20 different Mitf mutations in the mouse are all associated with deficiencies in neural crest-derived melanocytes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We have used a probe derived from TRP-2/DT to detect migratory melanoblasts shortly after they emerge from the neural crest, as… (More)
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