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Q: What is the pigment deposited in skin cells that protect skin from the sun?
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What is the name of the pigment in the skin cells that protect the cells from UV raises?


What is the skin pigment that protects cells from solar damage?

Melanin is the pigmentation that protect cells from solar damage.

How do melanocytes protect skin cells from UV damage?

Melanocytes produces melanin, the skin pigment that absorbs UV light from the sun and prevents it from damaging DNA in the cells.

The pigment melanin in the skin functions to?

To help protect the skin from sunburn.

Which layer of the skin has pigment cells?

The basal layer of the epidermis contains melanocytes, or pigment-producing cells.

What part of the skin produces the pigment that protect the skin from ultraviolet rays?

Melanocytes produce melanin, which is the pigment that protects the skin from UV radiation.

What cells produce your skin color?

I believe the cells are called melanocytes, which give a pigment to the skin.

What is the function of melanoblasts?

Melanoblasts are the branching cell and the bottom of the epidermis. ( This is one of the layers of the skin). These cells produce melanin which is a pigment in your skin. When your skin is exposed to the rays of sunlight more pigment is produced and this then helps to protect the deeper layer from the sun. Hope this helps.

How is a skin mole Formed?

By a buildup of pigment cells which determine skin color.

How does your skin get its color?

from melanin, a pigment produced by melanocyte cells inthe skin.

What is a Dark-Colored pigment present in skin cells?


What is the layer of skin that sheds its cells and produces pigment?


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