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Melanins

"Melanins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Insoluble polymers of TYROSINE derivatives found in and causing darkness in skin (SKIN PIGMENTATION), hair, and feathers providing protection against SUNBURN induced by SUNLIGHT. CAROTENES contribute yellow and red coloration.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Melanins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Melanins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 192 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2013
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