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pigment granule

A small, subcellular membrane-bounded vesicle containing pigment and/or pigment precursor molecules. Pigment granule biogenesis is poorly understood… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The dilute (d), leaden (ln), and ashen (ash) mutations provide a unique model system for studying vesicle transport in mammals… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Lysosomal protein trafficking is a fundamental process conserved from yeast to humans. This conservation extends to lysosome-like… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abstract The AP-3 adaptor protein complex has been implicated in the biogenesis of lysosome-related organelles, such as pigment… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Although many types of membrane-bound organelles rely upon microtubule-based transport for their proper placement within the… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Drosophila eye pigmentation defects have thus far been attributed to mutations in genes encoding enzymes required for… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) of lower vertebrates, melanin pigment granules migrate in and out of the cells' long… Expand
Review
1975
Review
1975
In the retina of the frog and certain other animals, melanin pigment granules move in response to light so as to shield… Expand
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Phenoxazinone synthetase, which catalyzes the condensation of 3-hydroxykynurenine to xanthommatin, the brown eye pigment of… Expand
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Neuromelanin pigment of the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus from nine human autopsy cases and from four rhesus monkeys was… Expand
Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
In mammals, melanin pigment is synthe sized in a speciffc cell, the melanocyte, by the action of a copper-containing oxidase… Expand
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