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Attacking the Melanin – Black Boy Market

Melanin–mɛlənɪn/ (Greek: μέλας – melas, “black, dark”) is a broad term for a group of natural pigments found in most organisms. Melanin is produced by the oxidation of the amino acid tyrosine, followed by polymerization. The pigment is produced in a specialized group of cells known as melanocytes. Melanin is abundant among black populations and provides black and brown pigment […]