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melanocyte

Known as: Melanocytes 
Mammalian pigment cells that produce MELANINS, pigments found mainly in the EPIDERMIS, but also in the eyes and the hair, by a process called… 
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Melanocytes are phenotypically prominent but histologically inconspicuous skin cells. They are responsible for the pigmentation… 
Review
2006
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Hair graying is the most obvious sign of aging in humans, yet its mechanism is largely unknown. Here, we used melanocyte-tagged… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
The first mouse microphthalmia transcription factor (Mitf ) mutation was discovered over 60 years ago, and since then over 24… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
  • A. Graham
  • Current Biology
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 16692702
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Stem cells—which have the capacity to self-renew and generate differentiated progeny—are thought to be maintained in a specific… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Microphthalmia (Mi) is a bHLHZip transcription factor that is essential for melanocyte development and postnatal function. It is… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • K. Maeda, M. Fukuda
  • The Journal of pharmacology and experimental…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 25201012
Arbutin, a naturally occurring beta-D-glucopyranoside of hydroquinone, is effective in the topical treatment of various cutaneous… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE genetic loci agouti and extension control the relative amounts of eumelanin (brown–black) and phaeomelanin (yellow–red… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
We recently isolated a cDNA clone that encodes the melanocyte lineage- specific antigen glycoprotein (gp)100. Antibodies directed…