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Neuromelanin

neuromelanin

A modified form of melanin pigment normally found in certain neurons of the nervous system, especially in the substantia nigra and locus ceruleus.


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Substintia Nigra

Neuromelanin is an anti-oxidant. It helps protect the neurones from reactive oxygen species like superoxides and peroxides :)

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by Katy_Bobbles
Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Substintia Nigra
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Substintia Nigra

Hi friends :- I would like to ask about the function of the neuromelanin in the substantia Nigra in the midbrain Thanx in advance for ur answers

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by ahm_k1
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:17 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Substintia Nigra
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