Pigment

Known as: pigments 
A substance that gives color to tissue. Pigments are responsible for the color of skin, eyes, and hair.
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In monogamous species, the value of present reproduction is affected by the current condition of the mate, and females may use… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Several classes of pigments impart flamboyant colours on animals, including the red, orange and yellow carotenoids. Carotenoid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Primates have X chromosome genes for cone photopigments with sensitivity maxima from 535 to 562 nm. Old World monkeys and apes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Carotenoid-based sexual coloration is the classic example of an honest signal of mate quality. Animals cannot synthesize… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Griscelli syndrome (GS, MIM 214450), a rare, autosomal recessive disorder, results in pigmentary dilution of the skin and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Diversification of cone pigment spectral sensitivities during evolution is a prerequisite for the development of color vision… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A UNIVERSAL biomarker of cellular ageing in eukaryotic postmitotic cells is the appearance over time of autofluorescent lysosomal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In many vertebrates, UV-sensitive photoreceptors have been identified by microspectrophotometry and UV-visual sensitivity has… (More)
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Review
1989
Review
1989
All the information available to the brain for the interpretation of the visual scene comes from the number of photons absorbed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The nonbleaching yellow pigments of the primate fovea were studied by microspectrophotometry (MSP). Retinas fixed with… (More)
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