skin pigment


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skin pigment

Melanin, melanoid, and carotene.
See also: pigment
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They have no skin pigment. Other animals can't see them, so there's no need for camouflage.
- 'Melanoma' is a type of skin cancer that arises from moles and skin pigment cells
If Saxo is not itchy and has no other signs other than the seasonal loss of hair and possibly increased skin pigment, it may be he has a condition known as seasonal flank alopecia.
American researchers used the skin pigment melanin to build a prototype that could keep going for 18 hours.
9,351,922 B2; Thomas Christopher Balshi of Delray Beach, FL has patented a composition for correcting a skin pigment condition.
The MC1R variant affects the type of melanin skin pigment they produce, leaving them especially vulnerable to damage from the sun's ultraviolet rays.
People with red hair have a skin pigment that is thought to allow more of the rays to penetrate their DNA, potentially increasing the risk.
Exposure to ultraviolet light from either the sun or sunbeds causes damage to DNA and scientists think the type of skin pigment linked to redheads may allow more UV to reach the DNA.
The black tip of a blackhead is actually skin pigment (melanin) and cannot be removed by cleaning or scrubbing.
And these can be used in the medical management of vitiligo, burn and other skin pigment related disorders.
Researchers believe that the findings could potentially lead to new drugs for treating skin pigment disorders such as vitiligo and potentially even grey hair (pictured)
Child appearance of pigmented or pink entities (satellites) in the skin pigment around the spots of melanoma.