The use of keratin in biomedical applications.

@article{Vasconcelos2013TheUO,
  title={The use of keratin in biomedical applications.},
  author={Andreia Vasconcelos and Artur Cavaco‐Paulo},
  journal={Current drug targets},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          612-9
        }
}
Keratins are naturally derived proteins that can be fabricated into several biomaterials morphologies including films, sponges and hydrogels. As a physical matrix, keratin biomaterials have several advantages of both natural and synthetic materials that are useful in tissue engineering and controlled released applications. Like other naturally derived protein biomaterials, such as collagen, keratin possess amino acid sequences, similar to the ones found on extracellular matrix (ECM), that may… 
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