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Figure 2: The Raper–Mason pathway, depicting the steps in melanin synthesis. Notice how the presence of glutathione/cysteine can induce a switch towards higher pheomelanin production as compared to eumelanin

Figure 2: The Raper–Mason pathway, depicting the steps in melanin synthesis. Notice how the presence of glutathione/cysteine can induce a switch towards higher pheomelanin production as compared to eumelanin