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phaeomelanin

 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BackgroundIn cattle, the gene coding for the melanocortin receptor 1 (MC1R) is known to be the main regulator of the switch… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Knowledge of the mechanism underlying the expression of melanin-based sex-traits may help us to understand their signalling… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The skin pigment melanin is produced in melanocytes in highly specialized organelles known as melanosomes. Melanosomes are… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The melanocortin 1 receptor is a G-protein-coupled receptor that acts as a control point for control of the eumelanin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Variation in human skin/hair pigmentation is due to varied amounts of eumelanin (brown/black melanins) and phaeomelanin (red… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
It is now generally agreed that solar exposure is a major external factor in the causation of cutaneous melanoma in light skinned… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Molecular cloning experiments have led to the identification and characterization of a family of five receptors for the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Melanin pigmentation protects the skin from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR). There are two types of melanin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
There are two chemically distinct types of melanin: the red-yellow phaeomelanins and the brown-black eumelanins. While both… 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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