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Tyrosinase-catalyzed oxidation of resveratrol produces a highly reactive ortho-quinone: Implications for melanocyte toxicity.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2019 Jul 2. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Medical Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12808DOI Listing
July 2019

Photobleaching of pheomelanin increases its phototoxic potential: Physicochemical studies of synthetic pheomelanin subjected to aerobic photolysis.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2019 05 11;32(3):359-372. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/pcmr.12752
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12752DOI Listing
May 2019

Visible light accelerates the ultraviolet A-induced degradation of eumelanin and pheomelanin.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2019 05 11;32(3):441-447. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12754DOI Listing
May 2019

Pheomelanin pigment remnants mapped in fossils of an extinct mammal.

Nat Commun 2019 05 21;10(1):2250. Epub 2019 May 21.

University of Manchester, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Environmental Science & Interdisciplinary Centre for Ancient Life, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-10087-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6529433PMC
May 2019

The Oxidative Pathway to Dopamine-Protein Conjugates and Their Pro-Oxidant Activities: Implications for the Neurodegeneration of Parkinson's Disease.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 May 25;20(10). Epub 2019 May 25.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Medical Sciences, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20102575DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6567298PMC
May 2019

Ethanol induces skin hyperpigmentation in mice with aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 deficiency.

Chem Biol Interact 2019 Apr 2;302:61-66. Epub 2019 Feb 2.

Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2019.01.035DOI Listing
April 2019

Eumelanin levels in rufous feathers explain plasma testosterone levels and survival in swallows.

Ecol Evol 2019 Mar 30;9(5):2755-2764. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Department of Chemistry Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences Toyoake Aichi Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4946DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6405925PMC
March 2019

Males with More Pheomelanin Have a Lower Oxidative Balance in Asian Barn Swallows (Hirundo rustica gutturalis).

Zoolog Sci 2018 Dec;35(6):505-513

2 Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zs170204DOI Listing
December 2018

Skin Pigmentation: Is the Control of Melanogenesis a Target within Reach?

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Dec 14;19(12). Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms19124040DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6320957PMC
December 2018

The Pro-Oxidant Activity of Pheomelanin is Significantly Enhanced by UVA Irradiation: Benzothiazole Moieties Are More Reactive than Benzothiazine Moieties.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Sep 23;19(10). Epub 2018 Sep 23.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms19102889DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6213070PMC
September 2018

The potent pro-oxidant activity of rhododendrol-eumelanin is enhanced by ultraviolet A radiation.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2018 07 12;31(4):523-528. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12696DOI Listing
July 2018

Non-integumentary melanosomes can bias reconstructions of the colours of fossil vertebrates.

Nat Commun 2018 07 23;9(1):2878. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-05148-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6056411PMC
July 2018

Photodegradation of Eumelanin and Pheomelanin and Its Pathophysiological Implications.

Photochem Photobiol 2018 05 26;94(3):409-420. Epub 2017 Oct 26.

Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/php.12837DOI Listing
May 2018

Insect cuticular melanins are distinctly different from those of mammalian epidermal melanins.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2018 05 4;31(3):384-392. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

School of health Sciences, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12672DOI Listing
May 2018

Acid hydrolysis reveals a low but constant level of pheomelanin in human black to brown hair.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2018 05 9;31(3):393-403. Epub 2017 Dec 9.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12673DOI Listing
May 2018

Biochemical Mechanism of Rhododendrol-Induced Leukoderma.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Feb 12;19(2). Epub 2018 Feb 12.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms19020552DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5855774PMC
February 2018

CK1α ablation in keratinocytes induces p53-dependent, sunburn-protective skin hyperpigmentation.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2017 09 6;114(38):E8035-E8044. Epub 2017 Sep 6.

The Lautenberg Center for Immunology and Cancer Research, Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, Israel

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http://www.pnas.org/lookup/doi/10.1073/pnas.1702763114
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5617257PMC
September 2017

Pheomelanogenesis is promoted at a weakly acidic pH.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2017 05 22;30(3):372-377. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12587DOI Listing
May 2017

Tyrosinase-Catalyzed Oxidation of the Leukoderma-Inducing Agent Raspberry Ketone Produces (E)-4-(3-Oxo-1-butenyl)-1,2-benzoquinone: Implications for Melanocyte Toxicity.

Chem Res Toxicol 2017 03 6;30(3):859-868. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences , Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrestox.7b00006DOI Listing
March 2017

Tyrosine peptides provide a color palette upon tyrosinase oxidation: nanosize does matter.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2017 01 30;30(1):4-5. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12540DOI Listing
January 2017

The potent pro-oxidant activity of rhododendrol-eumelanin induces cysteine depletion in B16 melanoma cells.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2017 01;30(1):63-67

Department of Dermatology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12556DOI Listing
January 2017

Aerobic photoreactivity of synthetic eumelanins and pheomelanins: generation of singlet oxygen and superoxide anion.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2016 11 23;29(6):669-678. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12514DOI Listing
November 2016

Elemental characterisation of melanin in feathers via synchrotron X-ray imaging and absorption spectroscopy.

Sci Rep 2016 Sep 23;6:34002. Epub 2016 Sep 23.

University of Manchester, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Williamson Research Centre for Molecular Environmental Science, M13 9PL, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep34002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5034265PMC
September 2016

Quantifying variation in human scalp hair fiber shape and pigmentation.

Am J Phys Anthropol 2016 Jun 9;160(2):341-52. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, PAVE Research Group, University of Cambridge, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22971DOI Listing
June 2016

Dominant Red Coat Color in Holstein Cattle Is Associated with a Missense Mutation in the Coatomer Protein Complex, Subunit Alpha (COPA) Gene.

PLoS One 2015 4;10(6):e0128969. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4456281PMC
May 2016

Roles of reactive oxygen species in UVA-induced oxidation of 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid-melanin as studied by differential spectrophotometric method.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2016 May;29(3):340-51

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12469DOI Listing
May 2016

The slaty (slt/Dct(slt) ) allele decreases the content of eumelanin, but not pheomelanin in the mouse hair.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2016 Jan 18;29(1):110-2. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12427DOI Listing
January 2016

Rhododenol-induced leukoderma in a mouse model mimicking Japanese skin.

J Dermatol Sci 2016 Jan 27;81(1):35-43. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Department of Dermatology, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdermsci.2015.10.011DOI Listing
January 2016

The Metabolic Fate of ortho-Quinones Derived from Catecholamine Metabolites.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Jan 27;17(2). Epub 2016 Jan 27.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms17020164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4783898PMC
January 2016

Norepinephrine and its metabolites are involved in the synthesis of neuromelanin derived from the locus coeruleus.

J Neurochem 2015 Nov 4;135(4):768-76. Epub 2015 Sep 4.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jnc.13237
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jnc.13237DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5014224PMC
November 2015

Effects of rhododendrol and its metabolic products on melanocytic cell growth.

J Dermatol Sci 2015 Nov 26;80(2):142-9. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdermsci.2015.07.010DOI Listing
November 2015

Chemical analysis of constitutive pigmentation of human epidermis reveals constant eumelanin to pheomelanin ratio.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2015 Nov 22;28(6):707-17. Epub 2015 Sep 22.

L'Oréal Research and Innovation, Aulnay-sous-Bois, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12410DOI Listing
November 2015

A convenient screening method to differentiate phenolic skin whitening tyrosinase inhibitors from leukoderma-inducing phenols.

J Dermatol Sci 2015 Oct 19;80(1):18-24. Epub 2015 Jul 19.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192 Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdermsci.2015.07.007DOI Listing
October 2015

An insect with selective control of egg coloration.

Curr Biol 2015 Aug 23;25(15):2007-11. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Département de Sciences Biologiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC H1X 2B2, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.010DOI Listing
August 2015

Tyrosinase-catalyzed metabolism of rhododendrol (RD) in B16 melanoma cells: production of RD-pheomelanin and covalent binding with thiol proteins.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2015 May 17;28(3):295-306. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12363DOI Listing
May 2015

Human tyrosinase is able to oxidize both enantiomers of rhododendrol.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2014 Nov 3;27(6):1149-53. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12300DOI Listing
November 2014

Tyrosinase-catalyzed oxidation of rhododendrol produces 2-methylchromane-6,7-dione, the putative ultimate toxic metabolite: implications for melanocyte toxicity.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2014 Sep 27;27(5):744-53. Epub 2014 Jun 27.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12275DOI Listing
September 2014

Degree of polymerization of 5,6-dihydroxyindole-derived eumelanin from chemical degradation study.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2014 Jul 12;27(4):664-7. Epub 2014 May 12.

Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12254DOI Listing
July 2014

Reduction of the nitro group to amine by hydroiodic acid to synthesize o-aminophenol derivatives as putative degradative markers of neuromelanin.

Molecules 2014 Jun 16;19(6):8039-50. Epub 2014 Jun 16.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules19068039DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6270749PMC
June 2014

Variants in melanogenesis-related genes associate with skin cancer risk among Japanese populations.

J Dermatol 2014 Apr 12;41(4):296-302. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Department of Dermatology, Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.12432DOI Listing
April 2014

TLR4 and NLRP3 inflammasome activation in monocytes by N-propionyl cysteaminylphenol-maleimide-dextran (NPCMD).

J Dermatol Sci 2014 Mar 14;73(3):209-15. Epub 2013 Nov 14.

Faculty of Health and Welfare, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Kurashiki, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdermsci.2013.11.006DOI Listing
March 2014

Case of Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome 1 patient with milder symptoms in Japanese.

J Dermatol 2014 Mar 31;41(3):268-70. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Related, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.12390DOI Listing
March 2014

The mouse brown (b/Tyrp1(b) ) allele does not affect pheomelanin synthesis in mice.

Zoolog Sci 2014 Feb;31(2):53-63

1 Fukushima Project Headquarters, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.31.53DOI Listing
February 2014

Neutral pH and copper ions promote eumelanogenesis after the dopachrome stage.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2013 Nov 5;26(6):817-25. Epub 2013 Aug 5.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12137DOI Listing
November 2013

The mouse ruby-eye 2(d) (ru2(d) /Hps5(ru2-d) ) allele inhibits eumelanin but not pheomelanin synthesis.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2013 Sep 3;26(5):723-6. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

Fukushima Restoration Support Headquarters, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12118DOI Listing
September 2013

Melanins and melanogenesis: methods, standards, protocols.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2013 Sep 21;26(5):616-33. Epub 2013 Jun 21.

Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12121DOI Listing
September 2013

Photoaging of human retinal pigment epithelium is accompanied by oxidative modifications of its eumelanin.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2013 May 27;26(3):357-66. Epub 2013 Mar 27.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12078DOI Listing
May 2013

High-performance liquid chromatography estimation of cross-linking of dihydroxyindole moiety in eumelanin.

Anal Biochem 2013 Mar 19;434(2):221-5. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ab.2012.12.005DOI Listing
March 2013

Biosynthetic pathway to neuromelanin and its aging process.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2012 Nov 1;25(6):792-803. Epub 2012 Oct 1.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pcmr.12014DOI Listing
November 2012

A new mutation of mouse ruby-eye 2, ru2(d)/Hps5(ru2-d) inhibits eumelanin synthesis but stimulates pheomelanin synthesis in melanocytes.

Zoolog Sci 2012 Oct;29(10):652-61

Radiation Risk Reduction Research Program, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.29.652DOI Listing
October 2012

Pigment-independent cAMP-mediated epidermal thickening protects against cutaneous UV injury by keratinocyte proliferation.

Exp Dermatol 2012 Oct;21(10):771-7

Department of Pediatrics and the Graduate Center for Toxicology, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536-0096, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/exd.12012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3481176PMC
October 2012

Cystinosin is a melanosomal protein that regulates melanin synthesis.

FASEB J 2012 Sep 30;26(9):3779-89. Epub 2012 May 30.

Institut National de Santé et de Recherche Médical (INSERM), U1065, Centre Méditerranéen de Médecine Moléculaire, Equipe 1, Biology and Pathology of Melanocytes, Nice, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1096/fj.11-201376DOI Listing
September 2012

Mechanism of putative neo-antigen formation from N-propionyl-4-S-cysteaminylphenol, a tyrosinase substrate, in melanoma models.

Biochem Pharmacol 2012 Sep 21;84(5):646-53. Epub 2012 Jun 21.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcp.2012.06.015DOI Listing
September 2012

UVA-induced oxidative degradation of melanins: fission of indole moiety in eumelanin and conversion to benzothiazole moiety in pheomelanin.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2012 Jul;25(4):434-45

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-148X.2012.01011.xDOI Listing
July 2012

A novel deletion mutation of mouse ruby-eye 2 named ru2(d)/Hps5(ru2-d) inhibits melanocyte differentiation and its impaired differentiation is rescued by L-tyrosine.

Zoolog Sci 2011 Nov;28(11):790-801

Radiation Effect Mechanisms Research Group, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.28.790DOI Listing
November 2011

Usefulness of alkaline hydrogen peroxide oxidation to analyze eumelanin and pheomelanin in various tissue samples: application to chemical analysis of human hair melanins.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2011 Aug 17;24(4):605-13. Epub 2011 May 17.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-148X.2011.00864.xDOI Listing
August 2011

Human hair melanins: what we have learned and have not learned from mouse coat color pigmentation.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2011 Feb;24(1):63-74

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-148X.2010.00755.xDOI Listing
February 2011

The mouse pink-eyed dilution allele of the P-gene greatly inhibits eumelanin but not pheomelanin synthesis.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2011 Feb 19;24(1):241-6. Epub 2010 Oct 19.

Radiation Effect Mechanisms Research Group, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba, Japan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1755-148X.2010.00783.x
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February 2011

Imaging, chemical and spectroscopic studies of the methylation-induced decomposition of melanosomes.

Photochem Photobiol 2010 Jul-Aug;86(4):765-71. Epub 2010 Mar 17.

Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-1097.2010.00721.xDOI Listing
January 2011

Protection against UVR involves MC1R-mediated non-pigmentary and pigmentary mechanisms in vivo.

J Invest Dermatol 2010 Jul 18;130(7):1904-13. Epub 2010 Mar 18.

Dermatopharmacology, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2010.48DOI Listing
July 2010

Agaritine purified from Agaricus blazei Murrill exerts anti-tumor activity against leukemic cells.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2010 Jul 27;1800(7):669-73. Epub 2010 Mar 27.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Medical Technology, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2010.03.016DOI Listing
July 2010

Estrogen increases hair pigmentation in female recessive yellow mice.

Zoolog Sci 2010 Jun;27(6):470-6

Radiation Effect Mechanism Research Group, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

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June 2010

Independent regulation of hair and skin color by two G protein-coupled pathways.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Dec 21;22(6):819-26. Epub 2009 Jul 21.

Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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December 2009

Purification and growth of melanocortin 1 receptor (Mc1r)- defective primary murine melanocytes is dependent on stem cell factor (SFC) from keratinocyte-conditioned media.

In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 2009 Dec;45(10):577-83

The Graduate Center for Toxicology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536, USA.

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December 2009

Stem cell factor rescues tyrosinase expression and pigmentation in discreet anatomic locations in albino mice.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Dec 4;22(6):827-38. Epub 2009 Aug 4.

Department of Pediatrics, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, the Markey Cancer Center, the Graduate Center for Toxicology, Lexington, KY, USA.

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December 2009

Current challenges in understanding melanogenesis: bridging chemistry, biological control, morphology, and function.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Oct 21;22(5):563-79. Epub 2009 Jul 21.

Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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October 2009

Chemical analysis of late stages of pheomelanogenesis: conversion of dihydrobenzothiazine to a benzothiazole structure.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Aug 11;22(4):474-86. Epub 2009 Jun 11.

Department of Chemistry, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan.

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August 2009

Human iridal stroma melanosomes of varying pheomelanin contents possess a common eumelanic outer surface.

J Phys Chem B 2009 Aug;113(32):11346-51

Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA.

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August 2009

Short- and long-term effects of UV radiation on the pigmentation of human skin.

J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 2009 Aug;14(1):32-5

Pigment Cell Biology Section, Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

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August 2009

Isomeric cysteinyldopas provide a (photo)degradable bulk component and a robust structural element in red human hair pheomelanin.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Jun 26;22(3):319-27. Epub 2009 Feb 26.

Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

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June 2009

Prolonged treatment of fair-skinned mice with topical forskolin causes persistent tanning and UV protection.

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Apr 12;22(2):219-29. Epub 2008 Dec 12.

Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, KY, USA.

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April 2009

Comparison of eumelanin and pheomelanin content between cultured uveal melanoma cells and normal uveal melanocytes.

Melanoma Res 2009 Apr;19(2):75-9

Tissue Culture Center, Department of Pathology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York Medical College, New York, USA.

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April 2009

Melanins seem to be everywhere in the body, but for what?

Authors:
Shosuke Ito

Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2009 Feb 22;22(1):12-3. Epub 2008 Dec 22.

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February 2009

Possible oxidative polymerization mechanism of 5,6-dihydroxyindole from ab initio calculations.

J Phys Chem A 2008 Nov 14;112(44):11213-22. Epub 2008 Oct 14.

Integrative Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan.

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November 2008