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Extraction of Keratin Protein from Chicken Feather

  title={Extraction of Keratin Protein from Chicken Feather},
  author={A. Gupta and P. Kumar and Rosli bin Mohd Yunus and N. Kamarudin},
  • A. Gupta, P. Kumar, +1 author N. Kamarudin
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry
  • The present research was conducted to extract keratin protein from chicken feathers. Protein is an important nutrient needed by our body to maintain body structures and is an important ingredient for cosmetic products. Chicken feathers have high level of keratin protein content and can become a suitable protein source. The main processes involved are first dissolving chicken feathers using different reducing agents and later on separating the protein from chemicals. Reducing agents used are… CONTINUE READING

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