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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… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Schwann cell precursors (SCPs) are multipotent embryonic progenitors covering all developing peripheral nerves. These nerves grow… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Melanoma represents the most aggressive and the deadliest form of skin cancer. Current therapeutic approaches include surgical… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The neural crest (NC) is a transient, multipotent and migratory cell population that generates an astonishingly diverse array of… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Microneedling (MN) is a novel therapeutic modality in dermatology. Through physical trauma from needle penetration, MN induces a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
We show here that inducible expression of Braf(V600E) off the endogenous Braf gene in mouse melanocytes stimulates skin… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Melanocytes are phenotypically prominent but histologically inconspicuous skin cells. They are responsible for the pigmentation… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Kit/SCF signaling and Mitf-dependent transcription are both essential for melanocyte development and pigmentation. To identify… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE genetic loci agouti and extension control the relative amounts of eumelanin (brown–black) and phaeomelanin (yellow–red… Expand
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