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a cell in the basal layer of the epidermis that produces melanin under the control of the melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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In the human body, zinc has antioxidant effects and is involved in the melanogenesis (5, 12).
Melanogenesis and associated cytotoxic reactions: Applications to insect innate immunity.
Khellin is an extract from the Mediterranean khella plant that is thought to stimulate melanocyte proliferation and melanogenesis. Several studies have examined khellin supplementation in combination with phototherapy.
Effect of Nigella sativa Oil on Melanogenesis. Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists of Korea 37(4): 319-326.
Moreover, excessive free radicals play a vital role in suppressing melanogenesis of melanoma cells and growth of melanocytes (32).
Polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) genotyping patterns of two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and one indel (A, B, and C) in the melanogenesis associated transcription factor {MITF) gene; and five SNPs in the coding region (D, E, F, G, and H) of dopachrome tautomerase (DCT).
WHITONYL[R] is obtained from the red alga Palmaria palmata, and inhibits the melanogenesis by acting at the heart of the melanocyte while limiting the impact of its environment (epigenetics, intercellular communication via exosomes).
Nelumbo nucifera (lotus) contains bioactive compounds astragalin and hyperoside in the receptacles which are known to be the melanogenesis inhibitor, thus possibly decreasing the skin darkness [143].
Endothelin B-receptor inhibitors (EDNRB): Stimulation of endothelin (EDN) -1 and stem cell factor placed in the melanogenic intracellular signal pathway leads to the activation of melanogenesis, so inhibitors of endothelin B-receptor (EDNRB) may suppress melanogenesis (42).
IPE dysfunction at the melanocyte level may be mediated by the inappropriate release of cytotoxic melanin synthesis intermediates or impaired response to cellular stresses as pigmentation is inherently a stressful process, and the iris undergoes continuous melanogenesis [85, 92, 135].
Hwang, "Inhibitory effects of active compounds isolated from safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) seeds for melanogenesis," Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
There is increasing interest in the use of plant natural products for inhibition of melanogenesis [17, 18].
A recent review article has suggested that the most important immunomarkers for differential diagnoses are cytokeratins (to exclude sarcomatoid or spindle cell SCC), S-100 and melanogenesis markers (to exclude melanoma), and desmin, actin, and H-caldesmon (to exclude leiomyosarcoma) [3].