Melanogenesis Pathway

Known as: Melanogenesis 
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful effects of solar… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The major differentiated function of melanocytes is the synthesis of melanin, a pigmented heteropolymer that is synthesized in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Despite many efforts, regulation of skin and hair pigmentation is still not fully understood. This article focuses mainly on… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Exposure to ultra violet radiation (UVR) is associated with significant long-term deleterious effects such as skin cancer. A well… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The winged-helix or forkhead class of transcription factors has been shown to play important roles in cell specification and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the main physiological stimulus for human skin pigmentation. Within the epidermal-melanin unit… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although the ability of UV irradiation to induce pigmentation in vivo and in vitro is well documented, the intracellular signals… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
alpha-Melanocyte stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) and ACTH increase the proliferation and melanogenesis of cultured human… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
The c-kit receptor tyrosine kinase belongs to the PDGF/CSF-1/c-kit receptor subfamily. The kit-ligand, KL, also called steel… (More)
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