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Synonyms for keratin

a fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves

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Global Keratin Market Report 2019 - Market Size, Share, Price, Trend and Forecast is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Keratin industry.
Keratin was obtained from wool by sulfitolysis with sodium metabisulfite, purified, and freeze dried as reported elsewhere [15,21].
For her lash lifts Elysee places Q10 pads on the lids and under the eyes, applying her keratin formula on the lids which with a curved silicone form, lifting hair from the roots.
Bluish white veil like WS, blue gray dots, perifollicular scaling and accentuation of honey comb pattern is highly suggestive of LPP, while keratin plugs and branching vessels in DLE.
The isolates were screened for keratinase production on the medium containing 0.5% keratin azure, 0.03% K2HPO4, 0.04% KH2PO4, 0.05% NaCl, 0.01% MgCl2 and 2% agar [16].
This ability indicates the high metabolic rate of the bacterium and its adaptation to utilize keratin as a carbon and nitrogen source.
Consistent with this we find increased phosphorylation and activation of Akt, ERK1 /2 and mTOR in PE treated cardiomyocytes growing on keratin. We also observed enhanced protein synthesis and increased cell size as well.
Keratin from human hair was extracted using modification of the Shindai method [15].
For SDS-soluble Hcy-keratin quantification, each SDS extract (300 [micro]l) was supplemented with 34 [micro]l 100% trichloroacetic acid and the precipitated keratin pellets were collected by centrifugation.
As we mature, our outer tissues lose their framework of structural proteins, namely keratin, collagen, and elastin.
The new range consists of Keratin Oil, Fish Oil Omega-3, and Snake Oil.
Armoured dinosaurs were sheathed in bone plates, but that bone was also crowned by more flexible tissue made partly of keratin. Such soft tissue is seldom preserved in the fossil record, leaving researchers uncertain of the size and variety of these keratin caps.
EVHC are benign middermal cysts characterized by epidermoid keratinization of the cyst wall, as well as lamellar keratin and vellus hairs within the cyst.
The first study, conducted in China, identified start-codon mutations in the KLHL24 gene in five patients, confirmed keratin 14 as the substrate of the protein, and established that KLHL24 mutations induce disproportionate ubiquitination and fragmentation of keratin 14.