Essays Tagged: "Melanin"


yes, skin, or hair. They have inherited genes that do notmake the usual amounts of a pigment called melanin. One person in 17,000 has some typeof albinism. Albinism affects people from all races. Most ... neous albinism are called 'ty-negative' and'ty-positive'. Persons with ty-negative albinism have no melanin pigmentation, and moredifficulty with vision. Those with ty-positive albinism have very slig ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

By rejecting the race concept, anthropologists are ignoring obvious human biological variation.

tics. People who live in regions of the world with more intense sunlight will most likely have more melanin present in their skin and have darker skin pigmentation. This will be because melanin is a n ... g a "race"). The only difference between darker skinned and lighter skinned people is the amount of melanin in their skin. Is region of birth and melanin amounts important and obvious biological varia ...

(1 pages) 64 2 2.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Treatments of Melanoma

t cancer related deaths. It starts in skin cells called melanocytes, which produce the skin pigment melanin (Scientific American). When melanoma starts on the skin, is called cutaneous melanoma. It ma ...

(7 pages) 69 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Albinism: Characteristics and symptoms, Causes and treatments

used when a person inherits two recessive genes that cause them to not produce the normal amount of melanin. This makes their skin and hair lighter and can cause their eyes to appear red/pink. The oth ... itions that come with this condition are caused overtime mainly from sun damage because there is no melanin to block the sun and stop them from getting sun damage.TreatmentsThere is no cure for albini ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Skin cancer

ncer basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma as melanin. Melanoma has the highest death rate and is responsible for 75 percent of all deaths from sk ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Linsey Cosmetics

, the Linsey Cosmetics line offers more than 50 beauty items that cater to the special qualities of melanin-rich, sensitive skin. A successful day-care entrepreneur since 1956, Linsey diversified her ...

(28 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Racial Prejudice and Our Children

tin Luther King, Jr. First, she divided the class according to eye color. Next, she wrote the word "melanin" on the blackboard. Mrs. Elliott explained to her class that melanin was the chemical that c ...

(6 pages) 50 0 1.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Racial Profiling

the land. So they captured Africans and made them into slaves. This Africans had a higher level of melanin in their skin. Therefore they were darker, Black to the Europeans. That's how they classifie ...

(1 pages) 45 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

REPTILIA: SQUAMATA: IGUANIDAE Crotaphytus collaris This is a species account.

ut. The dorsal colorations within this specie varies greatly, the C. collaris can have a black oral melanin, green or a bright blue to turquoise color. Some of the males have bright yellow bands acros ...

(6 pages) 3858 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Decolonising the Mind & Writing as Struggle

nment (typically the cold north). This leads to a jealous view of black people. The whites' lack of melanin producing quality led to their subtle admiration of the Africans. The trust between two cult ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology