Tag Archives: melanin

Bacterial melanin in dark-colored sponges: Ecological significance and biomedical applications

Sponges are second dominant to corals in terms of biomass in many coral reef ecosystems. They play a significant role in maintaining the health of reef ecosystems through processing of waste generated in the system by continuous

A mutation breathes air into tyrosinase activity

Our skin turns brown when exposed to the sun, and our hair is black, brown, red or blond when we are young. All of these colours and browning processes are due to a polymer, melanin, the synthesis

How does aspirin inhibit melanin synthesis?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are known to act by directly suppressing the activity of cyclooxygenase, the key enzyme catalyzing the biosynthesis of prostaglandin, which induces inflammation. Therefore, NSAIDs are usually used for treating pain, inflammation, and fever.

Dragon fruit-like multifunctional probe for cancer precision theranostics

Along with the rapid rhythm of human lives, more and more fatal diseases have been surprisingly invading public health. Health is the greatest wealth, health is not equal to everything, but lose health will lose everything. Aside