pigment cell


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pigment cell

n.
An animal cell, such as a melanocyte or a chromatophore, that contains pigment.
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This is transformative research because it provides new pathways for studying pigmentation and pigment cell diseases, said William Pavan, Ph.
In 1885, Baelz brought to light the pigment cell in the human dermis.
org/about-us/cancer-news/press-release/scientists-learn-more-about-rare-skin-cancer-that-killed-bob-marley) study published in the journal Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, this form of cancer mainly affects all the hairless parts of the body such as the palms of the hand, soles of the feet and nail beds.
The study has been published in the scientific journal Pigment Cell and Melanoma.
Following an introduction to development of pigment cell lineage, they discuss the basis of specific coloration patterns.
The preretinal and postretinal membranes correspond to the basal laminae of the lentigen layer, retina and pigment cell layer.
Writing in the journal Pigment Cell Research, he said the evidence of the dangers was stronger in more recent research, almost certainly reflecting the more widespread use of sunbeds.
19% in total erythematosus population 8-fold increase Source: Pigment Cell Res.
Seeking answers to this puzzle, Yoshida and her colleagues inserted a glass capillary electrode into a single pigment cell of a flower petal from the morning glory, which gradually changes from purplish-red to sky blue as it opens each morning, despite the fact that only one type of pigment molecule--heavenly blue anthocyanin--is present.
Serving the needs of pigment cell biologists, cellular physiologists, developmental geneticists, researchers interested in melanoma and more, this new book showcases a blend of new technologies and new insights in the field of pigmentary genetics of mice, with comparative information on other animals.
The pigment cells are arranged in a nested, tiered configuration, with the innermost pigment cell encapsulating the sensory cavity and contributing to the proximal segment of the lens (Fig.