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Compound Summary for: CID 6325610


Also known as: Melanin; Melanin from Sepia officinalis; GTPL5415; CTK8G0775; HMDB04068; AG-H-23634
Molecular Formula: C18H10N2O4   Molecular Weight: 318.283   InChIKey: XUMBMVFBXHLACL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Insoluble polymers of TYROSINE derivatives found in and causing darkness in skin (SKIN PIGMENTATION), hair, and feathers providing protection against SUNBURN induced by SUNLIGHT. CAROTENES contribute yellow and red coloration.   From: MeSH
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