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Melanocytes showing melanosomes

Alistair Hume

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Isolated melanin-producing cells (melanocytes) showing the melanosomes (vesicles that hold the melanin granules) in yellow, the actin in red and the microtubules in blue. The melanin gets transferred from the melanocytes to the epidermal cells, giving colour to the skin and hair.

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Melanocytes showing melanosomes. Credit: Alistair Hume. CC BY-NC


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