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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
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
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT The indole-alkaloid scytonemin is the most common and widespread sunscreen among cyanobacteria. Previous research has… Expand
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
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
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The UV-screening pigment scytonemin is found in many species of ensheathed cyanobacteria. Past work has shown that the pigment is… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
A survey of 20 strains of cyanobacteria (belonging to 13 genera) isolated from habitats exposed to strong insolation revealed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Abstract— The proposed photoprotective role of the UV‐A absorbing, extracellular pigment scytonemin was studied in the… Expand