MadSci Network: Neuroscience

Subject: Does the human brain contain melanin?

Date: Wed Oct 4 19:49:35 2000
Posted by Denise Couch
Grade level: undergrad School: Palomar College
City: San Marcos State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Neuroscience
ID: 970703375.Ns

I am a community college professor teaching physical anthropology.  A 
student asked me this question today and I am at a total loss for an 
answer.  If brains do indeed contain melanin, what would be the function?

Re: Does the human brain contain melanin?

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