melanin-producing cell

melanin-producing cell

Any cell that produces melanin, in particular melanocytes.
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The prevalence of another serious skin disease, melanoma or cancer of the melanin-producing cells, is also much higher in the UAE compared to other Middle Eastern nations.
Malignant melanomas are neoplasms of melanin-producing cells and have been reported in a variety of bird species.
As we age the melanin-producing cells on our heads slow down production before eventually stopping altogether.
This is determined by how many melanin-producing cells we have and how quickly they are stimulated.
Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is a disease of melanin-producing cells, or melanocytes.