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Skin pigmentation

skin pigmentation

Colouration of the skin.

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DNA changes?

... this, since early age... However can blood sugar be associated with skin pigmentation ? Thank you for the reply though, I will make an appointment at doctors to try ...

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by alilina
Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:59 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA changes?
Replies: 3
Views: 2733

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 ...

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by John3373
Wed Feb 20, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: UV Effect on cell pigmentation (melanocytes)
Replies: 1
Views: 2356

Re: Green mammals

... mutually exclusive: mammals may have lost their ability to create green pigmentations as a result of it not being an advantegeous trait for them. ... shortly) is probably more a consequence of the nature of mammalian skin and body hair than anything else, which apparently doesn't lend itself ...

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by biotag
Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 18554

Re: Molecules that cause pigmentation

... and the question was regarding bacterial pigments, not pigments in skin. Some bacteria do produce pigments of photosynthesis but these microbes ... offered, Kocuria rhizophilia (formerly Micrococcus luteus) yellow pigmentation is due to carotenoids the function of which here is not real ...

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by JorgeLobo
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Molecules that cause pigmentation
Replies: 3
Views: 4965

Green mammals

... the answer is simply that mammals lack the ability to produce green pigmentation in their fur or hide, or indeed any great range of pigmentation, ... chestnut, but there are no primary colours in mammal hair. Strangely, skin can produce primaries, especially in monkeys but it is used for sex ...

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by animartco
Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 18554
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