Experts and Doctors on melanophores in Germany
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..Chimeric analysis suggests a novel physiological role of Ltk in the regulation of iridophore proliferation by homotypic competition. ..
Ziegler I. The pteridine pathway in zebrafish: regulation and specification during the determination of neural crest cell-fate. Pigment Cell Res. 2003;16:172-82 pubmed
Selz Y, Braasch I, Hoffmann C, Schmidt C, Schultheis C, Schartl M, et al
. Evolution of melanocortin receptors in teleost fish: the melanocortin type 1 receptor. Gene. 2007;401:114-22 pubmed publisher
..Protein sequence comparison between fish and mammalian Mc1r revealed a remarkable concordance between evolutionary and functional analyses for the identification of residues and regions critical for receptor function...
Kuehn C, Weikard R. Multiple splice variants within the bovine silver homologue (SILV) gene affecting coat color in cattle indicate a function additional to fibril formation in melanophores. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:335 pubmed