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Zalfa A. Abdel-Malek

Department of Dermatology

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine




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  • Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA. 1999 - 2008
  • University of Cincinnati, Ohio, 45267-592, USA. 2000


  1. The melanocortin 1 receptor and the UV response of human melanocytes--a shift in paradigm. Abdel-Malek, Z.A., Knittel, J., Kadekaro, A.L., Swope, V.B., Starner, R. Photochem. Photobiol. (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. beta-Defensin 3: a novel and unexpected key that unlocks the melanocortin 1 receptor. Abdel-Malek, Z.A., Supp, D. Pigment. Cell. Melanoma. Res (2008) [Pubmed]
  3. Melanoma prevention strategy based on using tetrapeptide alpha-MSH analogs that protect human melanocytes from UV-induced DNA damage and cytotoxicity. Abdel-Malek, Z.A., Kadekaro, A.L., Kavanagh, R.J., Todorovic, A., Koikov, L.N., McNulty, J.C., Jackson, P.J., Millhauser, G.L., Schwemberger, S., Babcock, G., Haskell-Luevano, C., Knittel, J.J. FASEB J. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. The melanocortin 1 receptor is the principal mediator of the effects of agouti signaling protein on mammalian melanocytes. Abdel-Malek, Z.A., Scott, M.C., Furumura, M., Lamoreux, M.L., Ollmann, M., Barsh, G.S., Hearing, V.J. J. Cell. Sci. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Melanocortin receptors: their functions and regulation by physiological agonists and antagonists. Abdel-Malek, Z.A. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. The melanocortin-1 receptor is a key regulator of human cutaneous pigmentation. Abdel-Malek, Z., Scott, M.C., Suzuki, I., Tada, A., Im, S., Lamoreux, L., Ito, S., Barsh, G., Hearing, V.J. Pigment Cell Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
  7. The melanocortin-1 receptor and human pigmentation. Abdel-Malek, Z., Suzuki, I., Tada, A., Im, S., Akcali, C. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (1999) [Pubmed]
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