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Pheomelanin

Definition noun A type of melanin pigment that is made up of benzothiazine units and is responsible for yellow and pink to... Read More

Family traits

When one thinks of family, they often think of persons who are blood-related to each other as parents to their children and... Read More

Melanogenesis

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

Hypomelanism

All the body cells of living organisms bear some color due to one or the other pigment molecule or complex. The pigment can... Read More

Melanin

Definition noun A group of insoluble pigments found in melanophores and produced from the oxidation of tyrosine, followed by... Read More

Albino

Definition noun, plural: albaninos An organism with albinism, which is a condition characterized mainly by a lack of or an... Read More

Neuromelanin

Definition noun A type of melanin pigment present in parts of the brain, particularly in the neurons of substantia nigra and... Read More

Eumelanin

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