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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Gene therapy of human cancer using genetically engineered lymphocytes is dependent on the identification of highly reactive T… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Melanocytes are phenotypically prominent but histologically inconspicuous skin cells. They are responsible for the pigmentation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Most normal mammalian cells have a finite lifespan, thought to constitute a protective mechanism against unlimited proliferation… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Cutaneous melanin pigment plays a critical role in camouflage, mimicry, social communication, and protection against harmful… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Current strategies for the immunotherapy of melanoma include augmentation of the immune response to tumor antigens represented by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Normal somatic cells invariably enter a state of irreversibly arrested growth and altered function after a finite number of… (More)
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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… (More)
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