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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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1) They are sometimes clinically hard to distinguish from EVHC, and both are associated with keratin 17 gene mutations and type 2 pachyonychia congenita.
In nonlesional basal keratinocytes, there are few keratin filaments, and mitochondria are prominent," Dr.
Isolation, identification and heavy metal tolerance of keratin degrading strain KRD1
Molecular evolution of the keratin associated protein gene family in mammals, role in the evolution of mammalian hair.
The keratins are intermediate filament proteins and are important for integrity and mechanical stability of epithelial cells with the largest number of keratin genes expressed in skin.
The Keratin Smooth line's salon-grade quality lets you wear truly straight hair that looks healthy and smooth for an extended time,' says Calayag.
With advancing age, ultraviolet radiation compromises the regenerative capacity of hair follicle stem cells and keratin production declines.
2,4,6,10) Alternating concentric hyperechoic and hypoechoic rings correspond to the layers of lamellated keratin, which classically have been described as an onion ring pattern.
Lee, "Defining keratin protein function in skin epithelia: epidermolysis bullosa simplex and its aftermath," Journal of Investigative Dermatology, vol.
Keratin products are allowed to be used at beauty salons, provided that the formaldehyde content in them don't exceed two per cent, which is in line with international standards.
The Chinese study confirmed that free radicals formed in the body by exposure to heavy metals and other pollutants from diesel engines break down the protective surface keratin and thin the skin barrier.
The penalty follows the Court s judgment on 30 July, which found that Dateline Imports contravened the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (now called the Competition and Consumer Act 2010) by making false or misleading representations about the amount of natural keratin in its Keratin Complex Smoothing Therapy hair straightening product.
The current study mainly focuses on preparation of PVA/ keratin blended nanofibrous scaffolds.
Laila Al Suwaidi, deputy head of consumption materials at the municipality, said that most women and some men often resort to cosmetic solutions, such as keratin hair treatments as the easiest way to improve their looks, without considering the long-term implications behind such decisions.
I like Keratin Smooth Spray--it's timely and healthy for Filipino hair because it serves as anti-frizz and protection for your locks.