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Melanin and Its Role in Hyper-Pigmentation – Current Knowledge and Future Trends in Research

By Manyatja Brenda Mapunya and Namrita Lall

Submitted: November 11th 2010Reviewed: June 1st 2011Published: November 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/21159

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