5. Inhibitors and Enhancers of Melanogenesis

  1. Prof. Jan Borovanský4 and
  2. Prof. Patrick A. Riley5,6
  1. Alain Taïeb1,
  2. Muriel Cario-André2,
  3. Stefania Briganti3 and
  4. Mauro Picardo3

Published Online: 27 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527636150.ch5

Melanins and Melanosomes: Biosynthesis, Biogenesis, Physiological, and Pathological Functions

Melanins and Melanosomes: Biosynthesis, Biogenesis, Physiological, and Pathological Functions

How to Cite

Taïeb, A., Cario-André, M., Briganti, S. and Picardo, M. (2011) Inhibitors and Enhancers of Melanogenesis, in Melanins and Melanosomes: Biosynthesis, Biogenesis, Physiological, and Pathological Functions (eds J. Borovanský and P. A. Riley), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527636150.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biochemistry and Experimental Oncology, U Nemocnice 5, 128 53 Prague 2, Czech Republic

  2. 5

    Em. Prof. of Cell Pathology, University College London, Grange Avenue, London N20 8AB, United Kingdom

  3. 6

    Totteridge Institute for Advanced Studies, The Grange, Grange Avenue, London N20 8AB, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hôpital St André, Department of Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology, CHU de Bordeaux, 1 rue Jean Burguet, 33077 Bordeaux, France

  2. 2

    Université de Bordeaux INSERM U1035 146 rue Léo Saignat 33076 Bordeaux, France

  3. 3

    San Gallicano Dermatological Institute, Laboratory of Cutaneous, Physiopathology, Elio Chianesi 53, 00144 Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328925

Online ISBN: 9783527636150

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Keywords:

  • melanin;
  • depigmenting agent;
  • tyrosinase;
  • hypopigmentation;
  • hypopigmentation;
  • melanotropic peptide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Depigmenting Agents

  • Enhancers of Melanogenesis

  • References