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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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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
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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
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
An ectopic neural retina is formed at the outer layer of the retina in the silver homozygote (B/B) of the Japanese quail. In situ… Expand
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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
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Drosophila eye pigmentation defects have thus far been attributed to mutations in genes encoding enzymes required for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Melanophores are specialized cells that transport pigment granules to and from the cell center, giving animals the ability to… Expand
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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
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Phenoxazinone synthetase, which catalyzes the condensation of 3-hydroxykynurenine to xanthommatin, the brown eye pigment of… Expand
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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
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