Translation of melanin in Spanish:


melanina, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɛlənɪn//ˈmɛlənən/


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    melanina feminine
    • Melanotan works by boosting melanin, the skin pigment that makes us brown and protects us against skin cancer.
    • The melanosomes convert tyrosine to melanin, giving skin its color.
    • The body normally converts the amino acid tyrosine into the pigment melanin.
    • One theory focuses on the fact that people with red hair have a different type of melanin (a skin pigment) than people with dark hair.
    • When the skin is exposed to sunshine, it produces a brown pigment called melanin.