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scytonemin

 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Scytonemin is a 544-Da hydrophobic pigment that can absorb UV-A radiation. It is present in cyanobacterial sheaths and is thought… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The hyper-arid core of the Atacama Desert (Chile) is the driest place on Earth and is considered a close analogue to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The cyanobacterial natural product scytonemin (1) functions as a sunscreen, absorbing harmful UV-A radiation. Using information… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Scytonemin is an ultraviolet radiation (UVR)-screening compound synthesized by some sheathed cyanobacteria exposed to high solar… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The indole-alkaloid scytonemin is the most common and widespread sunscreen among cyanobacteria. Previous research has focused on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Chronic inflammatory diseases are associated with the persistent production of proinflammatory mediators and tissue hyperplasia… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Despite knowledge of the existence of the pigment called scytonemin for over 100 years, its structure has remained unsolved until… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Pure natural products isolated from marine sponges, algae, and cyanobacteria were examined for antioxidant activity using a 2,2… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Marine natural products provide a rich source of chemical diversity that can be used to design and develop new, potentially… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The proposed photoprotective role of the UV-A absorbing, extracellular pigment scytonemin was studied in the terrestrial… Expand
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