pheomelanin

 
National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
The highest incidence of melanoma in red haired individuals is attributed to the synthesis and phototoxic properties of… (More)
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2012
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2012
People with pale skin, red hair, freckles and an inability to tan—the ‘red hair/fair skin’ phenotype—are at highest risk of… (More)
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2011
2011
The control mechanisms and information content of melanin-based colourations are still debated among evolutionary biologists… (More)
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2005
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2005
In mammals, >100 genes regulate pigmentation by means of a wide variety of developmental, cellular, and enzymatic mechanisms… (More)
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2005
2005
Pheomelanin is widely thought to be causally related to susceptibility to the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation… (More)
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2000
2000
Cloudman S91 mouse melanoma cells vary in constitutive and inducible melanin levels. Survival, mutation induction and DNA damage… (More)
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1989
1989
Synthetic melanins are often used as the standards for natural melanins. Conditions for preparing synthetic pheomelanin from L… (More)
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1985
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1985
A method for the quantitative analysis of eumelanin and pheomelanin in tissues, e.g., hair and melanoma, is described. The method… (More)
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1983
1983
In this study, a method is provided for analyzing quantitatively the content and the class of melanin pigments in the tissues, e… (More)
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1978
1978
Pheomelanin, the red-brown polymeric pigment in the skin and hair of red-headed humans, is composed of a protein fraction… (More)
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