Latest Melanocyte Stories

What Leads To Cancer Formation In Melanoma?
2014-05-09 03:19:54

Oregon State University Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies. More than 70,000 cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, develop in the U.S. every year. The work was published today in PLoS Genetics, in work supported by the National Institutes of...

2014-02-26 23:01:59

US Made Peptides Now Offering Immediate Shipment on Melanotan 2 and Research Peptides Nationwide California (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 US Made Peptides is now offering Melanotan 2. Melanotan 2 is in stock and ready for immediate shipment. Competitive prices are available on all research peptides available exclusively online. When looking to buy peptides online, US Made Peptides is the premier choice. All peptides are made in America and synthesized and packaged in Southern California. Each...

2014-02-13 23:01:53

US Made Peptides now has Melanotan 2 peptides in stock and ready to ship immediately. US Made Peptides offers competitive prices on all research peptides online at http://www.usmadepeptides.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 When searching for research peptides, there is no better option than US Made Peptides. US Made Peptides now has melanotan 2 in stock and ready for immediate shipment along with a giant selection of other peptides. Their huge peptide selection makes them...

2014-01-30 23:34:24

US Made Peptides Offering Competitive Prices on Peptides Available Online and Fast Delivery to All 50 States Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Purchasing peptides is easier than ever with US Made Peptides. Individuals searching for the highest quality and purest peptides need to look no further. All peptides are made in American and synthesized and packaged in Southern California. Each chemist working at US Made Peptides is trained in the United States. Compared to Chinese made...

Genetic Variant Linked To Freckling, Sun Sensitivity Discovered
2013-11-22 08:16:48

[ Watch the Video: Genetic Variant Linked To Freckling And Sun Sensitivity ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A genomic variant strongly associated with sensitivity to the sun, brown hair, blue eyes and freckles has been identified by a new study. Researchers studying Icelanders discovered an intricate pathway involving the interspersed DNA sequence, or non-coding region, of a gene that is among a few dozen that are associated with human pigmentation traits. The...

2013-06-02 23:04:23

Daily Gossip will publish a special article presenting a new natural vitiligo treatment, following the requests of many of its readers. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Next week, Daily Gossip Magazine will present a new Vitiligo Treatment System that is entirely natural and has obtained positive results. The 60+ book contains all the necessary information that people need to know in relation to this skin affection and the secret ingredients they can use to restore their skin to its...

2013-05-20 23:01:58

DailyGossip.org lends a helping hand to readers suffering of vitiligo by exposing the secrets of a revolutionary natural vitiligo cure. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Daily Gossip, online magazine about lifestyle, health and sports issues, is willing to provide its readers with useful tips that can help them overcome one of the most spread skin affection, vitiligo. According to the website Natural Vitiligo Treatment System has created a buzz on the Internet due to the numerous...

Improving The Skin's Response To UVA Light
2013-01-22 05:41:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of researchers from Brown University have demonstrated that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to detect ultraviolet light and quickly begin producing melanin to prevent DNA damage. The same team, in a new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has identified a key player in that biomolecular chain of events that could become a pharmacological target for...

2012-12-03 13:50:21

Promising target for the development of novel drugs With the X-ray vision of DESY's light source DORIS, a research team from Hamburg and Iceland has uncovered the molecular structure of a master regulator central to the most deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma. The results, published in the scientific journal "Genes & Development", throw new light on the workings of the so-called Microphthalmia-associated Transcription Factor MITF, that is not only connected to skin cancer, but also...

Read Hair And Freckles Can Add To Melanoma Risk
2012-11-01 06:00:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) and Cancer Center recently discovered that a kind of pigment found in individuals with red hair and fair skin may affect the development of melanoma. The scientists explained how various forms of the pigment melanin could be found in the skin. While eumelanin, a black or dark form of melanin, could be found in people with darker hair...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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