Melanin - PERLA Health


Melanin is a pigment in the skin. The colors of your hair, skin and eyes depend on the type and amount of Melanin that they have. Melanin is produced by special cells called melanocytes.


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  2. Mayo Clinic. Skin layers and melanin. (accessed 6. August 2020)
  3. WebMD. What Is Melanin? (accessed 6. August 2020)

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