Melanophores

Known as: Melanophore 
Chromatophores (large pigment cells of fish, amphibia, reptiles and many invertebrates) which contain melanin. Short term color changes are brought… (More)
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1935-2018
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2013
2013
Skin pigment patterns of vertebrates are a classic system for understanding fundamental mechanisms of morphogenesis… (More)
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2007
2007
Intracellular transport is essential for cytoplasm organization, but mechanisms regulating transport are mostly unknown. In… (More)
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2004
2004
The specification, differentiation and maintenance of diverse cell types are of central importance to the development of… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Intracellular transport involves the movement of organelles along microtubules (MTs) or actin filaments (AFs) by means… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Melanophores offer an outstanding system for the study of intracellular motility. These cells aggregate their pigment-filled… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Melanophores move pigment organelles (melanosomes) from the cell center to the periphery and vice-versa. These bidirectional… (More)
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1998
1998
We used melanophores, cells specialized for regulated organelle transport, to study signaling pathways involved in the regulation… (More)
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1997
1997
Melanophores are specialized cells that transport pigment granules to and from the cell center, giving animals the ability to… (More)
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1982
1982
Melanophore preparations of Fundulus heteroclitus that have been treated with the detergent Brij 58 can aggregate their pigment… (More)
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1974
1974
When microtubules in teleost melanophores are disrupted with antimitotic agents, colchicine, high hydrostatic pressure, low… (More)
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