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KEYNOTE – Regulation of Human Skin & Hair Colour: What we know and what we don’t

Melanin synthesis in the human epidermis and hair follicle occurs within melanocyte-specific organelles called melanosomes that are transferred when (relatively) mature to adjacent keratinocytes. Melanin-accepting keratinocytes are distributed in the basal layer (S. basale) of the epidermis, as well as in the anagen hair follicle bulb. In the latter melanin is specifically donated to keratinocytes… Read more »