Kazumasa Wakamatsu
Kazumasa Wakamatsu
Professor of Chemistry, Institute for Melanin Chemistry, Fujita Health University
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Okadaic acid: an additional non-phorbol-12-tetradecanoate-13-acetate-type tumor promoter.
M Suganuma, H Fujiki, H Suguri, S Yoshizawa, M Hirota, M Nakayasu, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 85 (6), 1768-1771, 1988
Quantitative analysis of eumelanin and pheomelanin in humans, mice, and other animals: a comparative review
S Ito, K Wakamatsu
Pigment cell research 16 (5), 523-531, 2003
Chemistry of Mixed Melanogenesis—Pivotal Roles of Dopaquinone
S Ito, K Wakamatsu
Photochemistry and photobiology 84 (3), 582-592, 2008
Chemiexcitation of melanin derivatives induces DNA photoproducts long after UV exposure
S Premi, S Wallisch, CM Mano, AB Weiner, A Bacchiocchi, K Wakamatsu, ...
Science 347 (6224), 842-847, 2015
The pigmentary system: physiology and pathophysiology
JJ Nordlund, RE Boissy, VJ Hearing, RA King, WS Oetting, JP Ortonne
John Wiley & Sons, 2008
Current challenges in understanding melanogenesis: bridging chemistry, biological control, morphology, and function
JD Simon, D Peles, K Wakamatsu, S Ito
Pigment cell & melanoma research 22 (5), 563-579, 2009
Melanins and melanogenesis: methods, standards, protocols
M d'Ischia, K Wakamatsu, A Napolitano, S Briganti, JC Garcia‐Borron, ...
Pigment cell & melanoma research 26 (5), 616-633, 2013
Melanins and melanogenesis: from pigment cells to human health and technological applications
M d'Ischia, K Wakamatsu, F Cicoira, E Di Mauro, JC Garcia‐Borron, ...
Pigment cell & melanoma research 28 (5), 520-544, 2015
Inactivation of Drosophila DJ-1 leads to impairments of oxidative stress response and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt signaling
Y Yang, S Gehrke, ME Haque, Y Imai, J Kosek, L Yang, MF Beal, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102 (38), 13670-13675, 2005
Advanced chemical methods in melanin determination
K Wakamatsu, S Ito
Pigment Cell Research 15 (3), 174-183, 2002
UV‐induced DNA damage and melanin content in human skin differing in racial/ethnic origin
T Tadokoro, N Kobayashi, BZ Zmudzka, S Ito, K Wakamatsu, ...
The FASEB Journal 17 (9), 1177-1179, 2003
Pheomelanin as well as eumelanin is present in human epidermis
AJ Thody, EM Higgins, K Wakamatsu, S Ito, SA Burchill, JM Marks
Journal of Investigative Dermatology 97 (2), 340-344, 1991
Topical drug rescue strategy and skin protection based on the role of Mc1r in UV-induced tanning
JA D'Orazio, T Nobuhisa, R Cui, M Arya, M Spry, K Wakamatsu, V Igras, ...
Nature 443 (7109), 340-344, 2006
Melanosomal pH controls rate of melanogenesis, eumelanin/phaeomelanin ratio and melanosome maturation in melanocytes and melanoma cells
J Ancans, DJ Tobin, MJ Hoogduijn, NP Smit, K Wakamatsu, AJ Thody
Experimental cell research 268 (1), 26-35, 2001
Regulation of human skin pigmentation and responses to ultraviolet radiation
Y Miyamura, SG Coelho, R Wolber, SA Miller, K Wakamatsu, BZ Zmudzka, ...
Pigment Cell Research 20 (1), 2-13, 2007
Chemical analysis of melanins and its application to the study of the regulation of melanogenesis
S Ito, K Wakamatsu, H Ozeki
Pigment cell research 13, 103-109, 2000
Spectrophotometric characterization of eumelanin and pheomelanin in hair
H Ozeki, S Ito, K Wakamatsu, AJ Thody
Pigment Cell Research 9 (5), 265-270, 1996
Usefulness of alkaline hydrogen peroxide oxidation to analyze eumelanin and pheomelanin in various tissue samples: application to chemical analysis of human hair melanins
S Ito, Y Nakanishi, RK Valenzuela, MH Brilliant, L Kolbe, K Wakamatsu
Pigment cell & melanoma research 24 (4), 605-613, 2011
New melanic pigments in the human brain that accumulate in aging and block environmental toxic metals
L Zecca, C Bellei, P Costi, A Albertini, E Monzani, L Casella, M Gallorini, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (45), 17567-17572, 2008
Human melanocortin 1 receptor variants, receptor function and melanocyte response to UV radiation
MC Scott, K Wakamatsu, S Ito, AL Kadekaro, N Kobayashi, J Groden, ...
Journal of cell science 115 (11), 2349-2355, 2002
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