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Melanosis

Known as: melanose, Melanoses, Melanism 
Disorders of increased melanin pigmentation that develop without preceding inflammatory disease.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
Discovering the mutational events that fuel adaptation to environmental change remains an important challenge for evolutionary… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Morphological diversity within closely related species is an essential aspect of evolution and adaptation. Mutations in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Degrees of Darkness Fruit flies in Africa have a tendency to be darker, the higher the altitude at which they live, because… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
  • Nicholas I. Mundy
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 39010804
Melanins are a ubiquitous component of plumage colouration in birds and serve a wide variety of functions. Although the genetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A key question in evolutionary genetics is whether shared genetic mechanisms underlie the independent evolution of similar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Identifying the genes underlying adaptation is a major challenge in evolutionary biology. Here, we describe the molecular changes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Coloration is one of the most variable characters among animals and is a rich source of models of phenotypic evolution. The great… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
There is growing evidence that insects in high-density populations invest relatively more in pathogen resistance than those in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
  • Ward B. Watt
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1968
  • Corpus ID: 34599094
The identification of the selective forces acting on natural variation in a population of organisms may be a formidable task… Expand
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Highly Cited
1955
Highly Cited
1955
IN view of the extremely rapid spread of melanic forms of at least fifty species of Lepidoptera in the industrial areas of… Expand
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