melanogenesis


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melanogenesis

 [mel″ah-no-jen´ĕ-sis]
the production of melanin.

mel·a·no·gen·e·sis

(mel'ă-nō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Formation of melanin.
[melanin + G. genesis, production]

melanogenesis

/mel·a·no·gen·e·sis/ (mel″ah-no-jen´ĕ-sis) the production of melanin.

mel·a·no·gen·e·sis

(mel'ă-nō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Formation of melanin.
[melanin + G. genesis, production]

melanogenesis

the production of melanin.
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Melanogenesis as the basis for melanoma targeting [PhD Thesis].
Chemical analysis of melanins and its application to the study of the regulation of melanogenesis.
Involvement of ABC transporters in melanogenesis and the development of multidrug resistance of melanoma.
The functional property of egg yolk phosvitin as a melanogenesis inhibitor.
Called Melanotan, it boosts melanogenesis, providing some sun protection, says developer EpiTan Limited of Melbourne, Australia.
Possible involvement of ERK 1/2 in UVA-induced melanogenesis in cultured normal human epidermal melanocytes.
Professor Ella Lindenbaum, a senior scientist for Life Medical Sciences and Director of the Tissue Regeneration Unit at the Technion University in Haifa, Israel, stated, "Follicular melanogenesis is only associated with active hair growth.
A New Melanogenesis Stimulating Agent," Christophe Carola, Ph.
The melanogenesis pathway in the Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (KEGG) includes a few expressed genes which containing tyrosinase (TYR), tyrosinase-related protein 1 (TYRP1) and dopachrome tautomerase (DCT).
Tyrosinase is an enzyme that participates in melanogenesis and is therefore fairly specific for melanocytic differentiation.