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melanin metabolic process

Known as: melanin metabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving melanins, pigments largely of animal origin. High molecular weight polymers of indole quinone, they are… 
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2017
2017
BackgroundPhenol oxidases (POs) catalyze the oxidation of dopa and dopamine to melanin, which is crucial for cuticle formation… 
Review
2016
Review
2016
Autophagy is responsible for the lysosomal degradation of proteins, organelles, microorganisms and exogenous particles. Epidermis… 
2012
2012
In insects, the integument forms the primary barrier between the environment and internal milieu, but cellular and immune… 
2004
2004
Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) is involved in the metabolism of neurotransmitters such as epinephrine, norepinephrine and… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT, EC 2.1.1.6) is a ubiquitous enzyme that is crucial to the metabolism of carcinogenic… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The presence of eumelanin and pheomelanin in irides from eyes of various colors was determined and quantified by a highly… 
1994
1994
O-Methylation of L-dopa was investigated as a possible regulatory mechanism in melanin metabolism. The methylation product of L… 
1982
1982
In an attempt to determine the factors involved in ocular pigment variation, the eyes of pallid mice (c57BL/6J-Pa/Pa), and those… 
Review
1973
Review
1973
  • W. C. Quevedo
  • The Journal of investigative dermatology
  • 1973
  • Corpus ID: 40919792
In mammalian epidermis, the synthesis of mel­ anin within melanosomes, the specialized granu­ lar cytoplasmic organelles of…