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Pigment cell

pigment cell

cells that contain pigment:

See: melanocytes, chromatophores.

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Re: UV Effect on cell pigmentation (melanocytes)

it is based on the intensity of vu rays as the pigment melanin is purely designed for protection from uv rays is is deffinetey effected by the intensity of the light

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by rat554
Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:52 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: UV Effect on cell pigmentation (melanocytes)
Replies: 1
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UV Effect on cell pigmentation (melanocytes)

Does UV level increase the rate of pigmentation in skin? ( Stimulation of melanocytes...) Or if the UV level is high enough, ie 4 and above, is pigmentation purely based on time exposure to sunlight if the UV level is 10+. And would this be ...

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by John3373
Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: UV Effect on cell pigmentation (melanocytes)
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How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein

... material from *one* parent. ... No. Chromatids are present ONLY during cell division when each chromosome is duplicated and 2 sister chromatids ... it codes for a key enzyme required for production of chlorophyll (green pigment) in the coat of a pea seed (now it’s a gene. Note that trait loci ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How dominance works at the DNA/RNA/protein
Replies: 10
Views: 9795

fiber/hair moving thru water

... people, the reason their hair moves is because there are alternative cellular energy pigments attached to their hair strands. New science has shown that some peoples bodies produce ...

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by ebianco
Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
Replies: 17
Views: 18388

Re: Gene Technology

... each catalyzing a step in the biosynthetic pathway for the blue pigment, and that the biosynthetic pathway has a different-colored (lilac) ... enzyme 1 or the lilac pigment present, enzyme 2 can be present in the cell but cannot produce the blue pigment because its substrate (lilac pigment) ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Technology
Replies: 1
Views: 2153
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