Title

Scanning transmission X-ray microscopic analysis of purified melanosomes of the mouse iris.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2006

Keywords

Animals, Carbon, Electron-Probe-Microanalysis, Iris, Melanins, Melanosomes, Mice-Inbred-C57BL, Mice-Inbred-DBA, Microscopy-Electron-Transmission, Organelles, Species-Specificity

JAX Source

Micron 2006; 37(8):689-98.

Abstract

Melanosomes are specialized intracellular membrane bound organelles that produce and store melanin pigment.