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Search Results for: melanogenesis

Melanogenesis

Definition noun The process of producing melanin Supplement Melanogenesis is the process of melanin production. Melanocytes... Read More

Melanophore

Definition noun, plural: melanophores A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce and store... Read More

Melanocyte

Definition noun, plural: melanocytes A type of pigment cell that, in particular, produce melanin, and occurs in the... Read More

Melanosome

Definition noun, plural: melanosomes An organelle in pigment cell that synthesizes and stores melanin Supplement A... Read More

Amelanism

Definition noun A condition characterized by the complete lack of pigments (or melanin) Supplement Melanin is a compound... Read More

Eumelanin

Definition noun An aggregate of pigment molecules, each made up of cross-linked 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI) and... Read More

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: melanocyte-stimulating hormones A peptide hormone in vertebrates that primarily regulate melanin... Read More