melanosome assembly

Known as: melanosome formation 
The aggregation, arrangement and bonding together of a set of components to form a melanosome, a tissue-specific, membrane-bounded cytoplasmic… (More)
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2016
2016
Although autophagy plays a role in melanogenesis by regulating melanosome degradation and biogenesis in melanocytes, a detailed… (More)
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2013
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2013
In the human skin, melanocytes are present in the epidermis and hair follicles. The basic features of these cells are the ability… (More)
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2011
2011
Recent studies implicate a role for WD repeat domain, phosphoinositide-interacting 1 (WIPI1) in the biogenesis of melanosomes… (More)
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2008
2008
Melanosomes are unique membrane-bound organelles specialized for the synthesis and distribution of melanin. Mechanisms involved… (More)
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2007
2007
Protection of skin against UV light requires a coordinated interaction between melanocytes and keratinocytes. Melanosomes are… (More)
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1988
1988
Spreading pigmented actinic keratosis is a rarely reported premalignant, pigmented, epidermal tumor that can be difficult to… (More)
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1985
1985
Hyperpigmentation in lesions of tinea versicolor has previously been reported to be a result of the effects of the fungus… (More)
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1984
1984
A cytochemical study of acid phosphatase (AcPase) activity was conducted in normal epidermal melanocytes from both sun-exposed… (More)
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1979
1979
The morphological and numerical changes in the epidermal melanocyte system of the tail of C57BL mice were studied after exposure… (More)
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1978
1978
Ultrastructural examination of the intraepidermal component of superficial spreading melanomas (SSM) and benign melanocytic… (More)
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